Groupe Sélection welcomes François Montigny to its executive leadership team16 March 2022
Laval, March 16, 2022 – Réal Bouclin, Groupe Sélection’s Founding President and CEO, is pleased to announce that François Montigny has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This strategic appointment to Groupe Sélection’s executive leadership team will help the company continue to grow and invest by leaning on its innovative business model.
Most recently, Montigny was the Managing Director & Head of Loan Structuring and Syndication in the Corporate and Investment Banking group at National Bank Financial. He also oversaw the Risk and Portfolio Management Corporate Loans team.
Montigny has an MA in Finance from HEC Montréal and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He specializes in consulting and corporate and acquisition financing. Throughout the course of his career, he has become an expert in risk management by working with public and private companies of all sizes. He has been involved in major transactions totalling several billion dollars, both in Québec and abroad. Montigny further honed his skills and consolidated his strategic role in financing by serving on various capital, operations, financing and risk management committees at the National Bank of Canada.
He will start his new position at Groupe Sélection on March 17, 2022.
“We are thrilled to add a CFO with François’ expertise to our leadership team. He has worked closely with Groupe Sélection over the past few years and developed an in-depth knowledge of our company culture. He is an experienced manager who shares our vision of real estate projects that bring generations together and respect the environment. François’ leadership skills and business acumen will play an invaluable part in helping Groupe Sélection successfully reach its goals. His arrival aligns perfectly with our growth plan to further diversify our offering.”
– Réal Bouclin, Founding President and CEO, Groupe Sélection
“I’m delighted to join such an influential Québec real estate firm that is a pioneer in developing intergenerational apartment complexes. I was drawn to the company for its impressive growth potential and dedicated team. Groupe Sélection has both cultivated and acted on a singular belief that real estate can actually improve peoples’ lives. Their current and future projects are inspiring. I’m looking forward to taking on this exciting challenge.”
— François Montigny, Senior Vice President and CFO, Groupe Sélection
About Groupe Sélection
Groupe Sélection is an international leader in the creation of intergenerational living environments, which leverages its real estate platform to invest in innovative solutions and avant-garde multigenerational projects that improve residents’ quality of life. Groupe Sélection’s intergenerational vision and unique vertically integrated structure are key drivers of its continued geographic expansion and the diversification of its real estate products, which target young people, families, and retirees. Groupe Sélection has managed to maintain a customer satisfaction rate of 95% year after year amidst tremendous growth, due to the commitment of nearly 5,000 dedicated employees across Quebec. Groupe Sélection, whose head office is located in Laval, now has more than 70 housing complexes in operation, under construction and in development in Canada and the United States and assets valued at more than $5 billion.