Management

A vision focused on innovation
Our management team is made up of people who, through their experience, skills, and ideas, drive our WealthTech to the top of the financial services industry.
Rémy Therrien

Rémy Therrien

Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board

Member of the board of directors

As founder of Croesus, Rémy now holds the role of Executive Chairman of the Board. Since Croesus’ very beginnings, he has always relied on human talent and trust to create strong relationships with his employees and clients. Rémy is currently a member of the board of Finance Montréal and is recognized as a philanthropist who is actively involved in various charities. He graduated from the Université Laval in Quebec City with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Physics.

Sylvain Simpson

Sylvain Simpson

President

Member of the board of directors

Since 2016, Sylvain has been at the helm of Croesus and ensures that the board’s vision permeates across the different levels of the organization, in addition to playing an active business development role with potential clients. He is known for his in-depth industry knowledge and his commitment to the success of Croesus. With more than 27 years of experience to his credit, he is a pioneer in the creation of numerous software including the very first Croesus platform. Sylvain graduated from ÉTS in Montréal with an Engineering degree and began his career at Croesus in 1994.

François Aird

François Aird

Administrator

Member of the board of directors

As a serial entrepreneur, François co-founded A&G Conseil, which was sold and integrated into the Cossette Communication Group in 2000. At the same time, François and his associates started CEDROM Technologies that was sold in 2018 to Cision. François and his associates also launched IXIASOFT, a company that provides document management software. He chaired the Board of Directors of Proximi-T, CEDROM-SNi and Ixiasoft, the Association québécoise des technologies (AQT) and the Centre de recherche informatique de Montréal (CRIM).

Matthieu Cardinal

Matthieu Cardinal

Vice President, Business Development and Strategic Partnerships

Holding a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from HEC Montréal, Matthieu has over 20 years of professional experience in business development, investor relations and financial communications. As part of his career, he has led many efforts to develop the Montréal FinTech and connect it on the global stage. He sits on the Autorité des marchés financiers’ information and technology advisory committee and serves on the Investment Industry Association of Canada’s FinTech Working Group.

Jean-François Desaulniers

Jean-François Desaulniers

Vice President, Professional Services & General Manager

Member of the board of directors

As Vice President, Professional Services and General Manager, he oversees the operational teams as well as the project management and the information technology teams. Since his arrival in 2015, Jean-François founded a consulting service that aims to support clients by creating operational efficiencies. For the past 25 years, he has held a number of positions as President and Vice President in a variety of consulting and software development businesses. Jean-François graduated from the Université de Sherbrooke with a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems.

Guillaume Girard

Guillaume Girard

Vice President, Software Engineering

Graduate of the École Polytechnique in Computer Engineering, Guillaume is passionate about software and agility concepts. He joined the Croesus team as Vice President, Software Engineering. In this pivotal role, he oversees the Research and Development, Product and Quality Assurance teams. His extensive experience in the IT field at large financial institutions is a major asset in achieving his mission of digital innovation within Croesus.

Lucie Laliberté

Lucie Laliberté

Administrator

Member of the board of directors

Lucie joined Croesus in 2012 as the Special Projects Director with a mandate to improve business management practices and is now Administrator of the Board of Directors. Since her start at the company, Lucie has ensured that employees benefit from an engaging professional environment and that the company’s philanthropic vision of giving back to the community is achieved. Her contribution continues as she is now actively involved in a number of foundations in the region. Lucie graduated from Université Laval in Quebec City as a Chemical Engineer.

Luc Larose

Luc Larose

Vice President, Customer Experience

Luc possesses over 25 years of experience as a consultant and project manager. He joined Croesus in 2018 as Project management office manager. Driven by a passion for his work and much appreciated for his integrity, Luc has worked in a number of fields such as banking, information technology, wireless telephony, and customer contact centres for private and public sector companies. He is a certified project management professional and holds an MBA with a concentration in business strategy and a certificate in economics from Université de Montréal.

Management team

 
Patrick Chassé

Patrick Chassé

Director, Research and Development

Ali Hachemi

Ali Hachemi

Director, Quality Assurance

Diane Lamarche

Diane Lamarche

Director, Client Service Center

Claude Laurendeau

Claude Laurendeau

President, softTarget Division

Frédéric Le Bouar

Frédéric Le Bouar

Director, Product Marketing and Business Promotion

Patrick LeBoutillier

Patrick LeBoutillier

Director, Strategy and IT Architecture

Hélène Ménard

Hélène Ménard

Director, Finance

Pascal Racine

Pascal Racine

Director, Information Technology

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