Professional Development

Montréal : Hôtel Bonaventure Montréal, 900 Rue de la Gauchetière O.

Benoît Durocher

As executive vice-president and chief economic strategist at Addenda Capital, Benoît Durocher is responsible for the firm’s overall economic outlook, which underpins the investment strategy. In addition, he actively contributes to client relations. He is a member of the investment and executive committees.

Mr. Durocher joined Addenda Capital in 1997 as senior economist and portfolio manager. He subsequently served as vice-president, client service, and undertook the position of president and chief operating officer. In 2006, he became president and CEO until the merger with The Co-operators. Before joining Addenda Capital, he was a senior account manager and senior economist at the Royal Bank of Canada. He was also an economist for the ministère du Revenu and the ministère des Finances du Québec and with the Bureau de la statistique du Québec.

Mr. Durocher holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from McGill University and a master’s degree in economics from Université Laval and is a member of the boards of the Cancer Research Society and of Compagnie Jean Duceppe.