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About us

Chief Executive Officer

Ernest Desrosiers, Chief Executive Officer

Education and Training

Member of Ordre des agronomes du Québec

Université Laval

  • 2009 – Certified Corporate Director, Collège des administrateurs de sociétés
  • 1985 – Master of Business Administration
  • 1978 – Bachelor of Applied Science (agricultural economics)

Harvard Business School (Boston)

  • 2006 – Agribusiness Seminar
  • 2003 – Agribusiness Seminar

University of Saskatchewan

  • 2000 – Canadian Agriculture Lifetime Leadership Program

Professional Experience

La Financière agricole du Québec

  • Since 2017 – Président-directeur général
  • 2010-2017 – Vice-President of Financing

Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation

  • 2006-2010 – Associate Deputy Minister and General Manager of  Transformation Alimentaire Québec (TRANSAQ)

La Coop fédérée

  • 2005-2006 – Chief Operating Officer
  • 1992-2005 – General Manager of the Coop-Sonic agro-support branch
  • 1989-1992 – Director of Planning

Société coopérative agricole des Appalaches

  • 1985-1989 – General Manager

Purdel, Coopérative agro-alimentaire

  • 1978-1983 – Manager of Farm Supply