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Francois Desjardins has been appointed Chief Operations Officer at Laurentian Bank and currently scheduled for promotion to President and Chief Executive Officer in November.

Some departures from CIBC:
Former Project Finance, Executive Director Geraint Breeze has joined the KPMG Direct Investments team

Ashish Thomas has also left the Project Finance team to join Macquarie Capital in New York as an Associate.

Alain Longpre, formerly an Executive Director, Corporate Credit Products in Montreal, joins Natixis as Executive Director Project Finance.

Shred-it welcomes Jason Kim as Vice President, Corporate Development & Financial Strategy. Jason was an Executive Director, M&A, Investment Banking

Don Wong, formerly with Canaccord Genuity, joins Haywood Securities as a Vice President, Investment Banking in Vancouver.

Greystone Managed Investments welcome Matt Press as a Vice President, Global Infrastructure Fund. Matt was formerly a Vice President, Debt Capital Markets at TD Securities.

Technology Analyst, Chris Thompson has joined M Partners having previously held a similar role at Global Maxfin Capital.

Troy Little has returned to Canada to be Chief Financial Officer of JD Irving in Saint John, New Brunswick. Troy was most recently with HSBC in Singapore.

Former Firepower Capital Research Analyst, Thilipan Mark Mariyan, joins Kensington Capital in Sales.

Several Investment Banking Analyst moves:
Jamie Popper joins BMO M&A in Toronto having moved from Calgary where he was with National Bank Financial's Global Energy Group

James McKeown joins Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Corporate Banking team having worked previously as a Corporate Development Analyst with Equitable Bank.

Former SunOpta Corporate Development Analyst, Rajeev Sakhuja, joins Origin Merchant Partners.

Nora Liu, formerly with Trimaven Capital Advisors in it's Real Estate team, joins Scotiabank in the Financial Institutions Group

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