Bernard Morency

Chief Vice-President
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
CANADA
Mr. Morency has been Special Advisor at CDPQ since March 2016. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice-President, Depositors, Strategy and Chief Operations Officer. He oversaw relations between CDPQ and its 34 depositors, including their strategic asset allocation policy, and managed the development and implementation of the institution's three-year strategic plan and its annual business plans. He also oversaw all activities carried out by the Operations and Information Technology group and sat on the Executive Committee. Prior to joining CDPQ, Mr. Morency worked at Mercer for over 30 years. During that time, he held a variety of leadership and senior management positions. He was a member of Mercer's global executive team from September 2000 to June 2006. He also oversaw Mercer’s Retirement, Benefits, Investment and Outsourcing businesses worldwide. These businesses generated revenues in excess of US $1.8 billion and employed over 10,000 people in 39 countries. Mr. Morency is a member of the Conference Board of Canada and of the Board of Directors of International Center for Pension Management (ICPM).