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Birthday : 01/04/1927
Place of birth : Sudbury (Ontario) - Canada
Public asset : 502,884,633 USD
Country of residence : Canada
Linked companies : Great-West Lifeco Inc. - SGS SA - Power Corporation of Canada - Groupe Bruxelles Lambert SA - IGM Financial Inc. - Performance Sports Group Ltd

Biography of Paul Desmarais 
Paul Guy B. Desmarais is a Canadian businessperson who has been the head of 11 different companies. Mr. Desmarais is Chairman at Power Corp. of Canada, Chairman for 171263 Canada, Inc. and Director & Vice President at Square Victoria Communications Group, Inc. (both are subsidiaries of Power Corp. of Canada), Chairman of Old PSG Wind-down Ltd., Chairman-Governors Board at Conférence de Montréal, Chairman-Governors Board at International Economic Forum of the Americas, Chairman at Power Corp. International, Member of Business Council of Canada, Chairman of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert SA and Chairman for Pargesa Holding SA. Paul Guy B. Desmarais is also Member of The Business Council, Member of North American Competitiveness Council and Member-National Strategy Council at Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and on the board of 22 other companies. In the past he was Member of The International Council On Mining & Metals (Canada), Executive Chairman of Power Financial Corp., Principal at S.G. Warburg & Co. Ltd., Principal at Standard Brands, Inc. and Co-Chairman of The Nature Conservancy of Canada. He received an MBA from INSEAD and an undergraduate degree from McGill University.


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2020LafargeHolcim Ltd Approves Executive Changes; Approves Dividend
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2020Power Corporation of Canada completed the acquisition of remaining 35.9% stake in Power Financial Corporation from Power Financial Corporation minority shareholders.
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2019Power Financial shares jump on buyout offer by parent
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2019Power Corporation of Canada Announces Executive Changes
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2019Power Corporation of Canada entered into a definitive agreement to acquire remaining 35.9% stake in Power Financial Corporation from Power Financial Corporation minority shareholders for CAD 8 billion.
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2019ALLIANZ : leads C$100 million funding round for fintech Wealthsimple
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2018ALBERT FRÈRE : Dealmaker Albert Frere, Belgium's richest man, dies aged 92
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