Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Mr. Lassonde holds the position of Chairman of the Board of Trustees. He has been President of the Trust since its inception in July of 2011 until March 2017. From 1991 to 2008 he served as a judge for the Courts of Quebec.
Mr. Laframboise has been the President of Restaurant Subway Quebec Ltd., since 1990. The chain has since grown and now has over 600 outlets across Quebec. He is the Chair of the St Mary's Hospital Foundation, incoming Chair for 2020 of Restaurants Canada and sits on the Board of directors of Eolian I and Eolian II, two companies active in the wind turbine industry based in London, UK.
Mr. Zakuta is the President and CEO of Plaza Retail REIT, which he co-founded in 1986. In addition he serves as President of TC Land REIT and Plaza Atlantic Ltd. He has been involved in every aspect of shopping center development in Canada since 1986.
Mr. Laplante is a partner at Nymbus Capital, a Canadian investment management firm for which he manages a real estate-focused hedge fund. He is also President of Folco Capital Inc., a corporation managing a large variety of private investments, focusing on real estate assets. From 2003 to 2014, François served as Vice-President, Director and Head of Liability Trading on the Institutional Equity Trading team at Desjardins Securities, part of a $260 billion financial institution.
Katia Marquier is the Chief Financial Officer of Fednav since January 2020, where she previously spent 3 years as Vice President, Finance. In addition to sitting on the executive committee, she is responsible for the monitoring of financial statements, cash flow activities, tax and corporate finance as well as for the implementation of governance best practice with regard to financial management and corporate services management. Ms. Marquier is a member of the Order of Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA, CA). She has more than 20 years of experience in financial management especially at Gaz Metro l.l.p. (Énergir) and KPMG. Ms. Marquier is also a member of the board of directors and the audit committee of Sportscene Group Inc. (TSX)
Katia Marquier, CA, CPA
Mr. Dancosse is an independent Trustee of Fronsac. He is currently a legal counsel at Dunton Rainville LLP. Previously, he was a member of the board of directors of the Royal Canadian Mint, AREV Brands International and Canamex Gold. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and holds the title of Queen's Counsel (QC).
Michel Trudeau is a corporate director. Since September 2019, Mr. Trudeau is a director of Valeo Pharma Inc., a Canadian-based pharmaceutical company listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange. Mr. Trudeau was Vice Chairman of Laurentian Bank Securities Inc. from October 2018 to October 2019. Mr. Trudeau was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Laurentian Bank Securities Inc. between 2003 and 2018. He previously worked for more than 15 years within the institutional and fixed income sectors, including 10 years at Merrill Lynch where he successively occupied various senior management positions.
Mr. Parravano joined Fronsac in 2015. He is a member of the Order of Chartered Professional Accountants of Quebec. Mr. Parravano comes from a public accountancy background specializing in public issuers and has been involved in various financing activities for both public and private companies alike. Mr. Parravano held the position of CFO until March 2017.