Denis Berthiaume, senior executive vice president and chief operating officer of Lévis, Que.-based Desjardins Group, has been named 2016 Financial Personality of the Year in Finance et Investissement‘s (FI) Top 25 ranking of Quebec’s financial services sector. He was recognized for delivering outstanding results at every stage of Desjardins’ development. FI, Investment Executive‘s sister newspaper in Quebec, also selected Francis Sabourin, investment advisor and wealth-management director in Montreal with Toronto-based Richardson GMP Ltd., as Quebec Advisor of the Year for 2016. Sabourin, who will be celebrating 25 years as an advisor on Oct. 5, was cited for managing the five portfolios he created on his discretionary management platform successfully. Financial services executives in five other categories were also honoured. For full details, see (in French only).

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