Denis Girouard is Executive Vice-President and Head of Financial Markets. He is in charge of National Bank's wholesale
banking activities and treasury, including the Investment Banking, Corporate Banking, Equity, Fixed Income and
Derivatives segments. Mr. Girouard also oversees the Bank’s cultural transformation. He is a member of National Bank’s
Office of the President.
Denis Girouard began his career in 1982 as a bond market trader at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. In 1990,
he joined National Bank Financial (NBF) where he has held various strategic executive positions. At the time of his
appointment to the Office of the President, Mr. Girouard was Executive Vice-President, Managing Director and Co-Head of
Fixed Income and Deputy Head of Financial Markets at NBF.
During his career in Financial Markets, Mr. Girouard has gained in-depth knowledge of the sector's activities. Under his
stewardship, National Bank has notably positioned itself as a leader in government financing in Canada.
In addition to his professional activities, Mr. Girouard has served on several boards within the business community. He
is currently a member of the CanDeal board of directors.
Mr. Girouard has a Bachelor's in Finance from HEC and is a Chartered Financial