Laurent Ferreira is President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank, a position he has held since November 2021. He is responsible for the strategies, orientations and development of the Bank and its subsidiaries. He is supported by the Senior Leadership Team. At the time of his appointment, Mr. Ferreira was Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Ferreira started his career at Bankers Trust where he worked for two years. He joined National Bank in 1998 and successively held the positions of Senior Manager, then Executive Vice-President and Managing Director of Derivatives and Equities within the Financial Markets group. From 2018 to 2021, Mr. Ferreira was Executive Vice-President and Co-Head, Financial Markets.
Mr. Ferreira served on the Hydro-Québec Board of Directors from 2014 to 2019. He is active in the community and has contributed to various causes throughout his career. He currently serves as co-chair of several organizations including Centraide United Way of Greater Montreal the Bal des lumières, and the Portage Soirée des grands philanthropes. He recently co-chaired the Montreal Women's Y Foundation fundraising campaign. In addition, he is the Honorary Chair of the 85th edition of St. Mary’s Ball.
Mr. Ferreira has a Master’s degree in Finance from HEC Montréal and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Université du Québec à Montréal.