National Bank today announced the appointment of Julie Lévesque as
Executive Vice-President – Information Technology, effective June 1,
2020. Ms. Lévesque is taking over from Dominique Fagnoule, who has
held the position since 2013 and will be retiring on October 31, 2020.
These changes are part of a rigorous succession planning process.
“On behalf of the Office
of the President, I’d like to thank Dominique for his long-standing
commitment and contribution to the Bank’s success. Thanks to his
leadership and communication skills, the IT sector has experienced
outstanding progress while maintaining a good balance between security
and innovation. He leaves us with a strong, agile team that’s ready to
take on the IT challenges ahead," said Louis Vachon, President
and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank. “I’m also pleased to
welcome Julie Lévesque to the Office of the President. Her skills and
knowledge of corporate IT environments and infrastructure make her
ideally suited for this leadership role.”
At the time of her appointment, Ms. Lévesque was acting as Senior
Vice-President – IT Delivery Strategy at National Bank. She has an
Executive MBA (EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal) and over 25 years of
experience in the field. She has held various executive roles in IT at
National Bank and at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.