SNC-Lavalin announced that Stéphanie Vaillancourt has been appointed Executive Vice-President, Capital, the investment and management arm of the company. The appointment is effective immediately. Along with her current role as Treasurer of SNC-Lavalin, she will report to Sylvain Girard, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer.
“This change in structure will allow SNC-Lavalin to consolidate the finance functions under one umbrella in order to better manage our investments and to ensure a consistent strategic direction. As Executive Vice-President, Capital, Stéphanie will be responsible for investing capital in projects, including major projects, managing our multi-billion-dollar portfolio of infrastructure investments across the world, and bidding as a financing partner on large public-private projects. Stéphanie will fully participate in Executive Committee meetings, to keep constant presence of mind for our investment and cash management,” said Sylvain Girard.
Mrs. Vaillancourt has 20 years of experience in Treasury, Risk Management and Corporate Finance. She joined SNC-Lavalin in 2016 after 12 years in Treasury with Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP). During her time with BRP, she held a series of roles of increasing responsibilities up to Vice-President Treasury and Capital Allocation. She also held positions at Hydro-Québec and GE Capital Canada.
Mrs. Vaillancourt holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.), Finance from HEC Montréal and holds the Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified General Accountant designation.