People: Great-West Lifeco Inc (GWO.TO)
Dr. Andre Roger Desmarais, Ph.D. O.C., O.Q., serves as a Independent Director of Great-West Lifeco Inc. Mr. Desmarais is Deputy Chairman, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Power Corporation and Executive Co-Chairman of Power Financial. Prior to joining Power Corporation in 1983, he was Special Assistant to the Minister of Justice of Canada and an institutional investment counselor at Richardson Greenshields Securities Ltd. He has held a number of senior positions with Power group companies and was named President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Power Corporation in 1996. Mr. Desmarais is a director of many Power group companies in North America, including Power Corporation, Power Financial, Great-West Life, London Life, Canada Life, Great-West Financial, Putnam Investments, IGM Financial Inc., Investors Group Inc. and Mackenzie Inc. He is also a director and Vice-Chairman of Pargesa Holding SA in Europe. Mr. Desmarais is Honorary Chairman of the Canada China Business Council and is a member of several China-based organizations. Mr. Desmarais is active in cultural, health and other not-for-profit organizations. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada and an Officer of the National Order of Québec. He has received Doctorates Honoris Causa from Concordia University, Université de Montréal and McGill University. Mr. Desmarais is a trustee of the Desmarais Family Residuary Trust.
|Total Annual Compensation, CAD||36,346|
|Restricted Stock Award, CAD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, CAD||--|
|All Other, CAD||16,346|
|Fiscal Year Total, CAD||52,692|