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Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has made the following changes:
-Macky Tall is now Executive Vice President of la Caisse and President and Chief Executive Officer of la Caisse's new subsidiary, CDPQ Infra.
-Pierre Miron who has served as Executive Vice President, Operations and Information Technology, is appointed Chief Operations and IT Officer.
-Jean Michel will lead the new division of Depositors and Total Portfolio Construction.
-The consolidation of Caisse investments in public and private companies under CIO Roland Lescure.

Ryan Doersam is moving from Borealis Infrastructure, where he served as Managing Director, to one of Borealis’ portfolio companies, Teranet, as its Chief Business Development Officer.

Sprott Asset Management hires Ramesh Kashyap as Senior Vice President to work within their Alternative Income Group. Ramesh comes from PRA Group where he was Head of Canadian Acquisitions.

Benjamin Salopek, formerly an Associate at Fulcrum Capital Partners, is now a Vice President, Corporate Finance Advisory, at Deloitte in Vancouver.

Dynamic Funds has hired Eric Benner as Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Eric comes from OMERS Capital Markets, where he was a Managing Director and Co-Head of Equities.

Leyland Gordon has recently moved to Lawrence Park Asset Management as Director of Business Development. Leyland was previously a Vice President of Business Development at CQI Capital Management.

Georges Nasr has left Caledon Capital Management, where he was a Senior Associate, and moved to Export Development Canada, as Investment Manager, Equity Investments.

Joining Dundee Capital Markets are:
-Former Bank of America Merrill Lynch Director and Equity Research Analyst, Steve Theriault will continue to cover Financial Services.
-Covering Energy as a Senior Analyst is Phil Skolnick, previously at Surveyor Capital-Citadel under a similar role.
-Tal Woolley, most recently at CIBC Asset Management as Vice President, Senior Equity Analyst to cover Consumer Products.
Previous M Partners, Life Sciences Analyst,
-Daniel Pearlstein will join as an Analyst, Specialty Pharma and Specialty Situations.
-Kevin Maurice, most recently with Allard, Allard et Associés as an Equity Analyst, joins the sales team as Vice President in Montréal.

Brian Chick has joined Raymond James Bank's Canadian team as Vice President, covering Corporates/Sponsor Finance lending with the Corporate & Real Estate Banking Group. Brian was previously a Senior Relationship Manager at HSBC.

David Hirtenfeld moves from RBC Capital Markets where he was an Interest Rate Options Trader, to Senior Associate at CPPIB.

Robin Kovitz, President and Co-Founder of Jet Star Capital, is now also the owner of Baskits Inc.