President and CEO, Global Enterprise Services (GES)
Jean Desgagné is President and CEO, Global Enterprise Services (GES), TMX Group, a member of TMX Group's executive management committee and is an Officer of the Corporation.
GES is a shared service organization accountable for Technology, Information Security, Enterprise Risk Management, Integrated Operations, Project Management, Vendor management and Innovation services for TMX. GES also includes oversight of the operation of Canada's two systemically important clearing houses: The Canadian Depository for Securities (CDS) and the Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation (CDCC).
Mr. Desgagné joined CDS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TMX Group, as President & CEO in 2013. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President, Trading Risk Services, at TD Bank, responsible for the independent oversight of valuation, market risk, liquidity and collateral for TD's global trading business. Prior to TD Bank, he held increasingly senior positions at some of Canada's leading financial institutions including Bank of Montreal and Union Bank of Switzerland (Canada) in areas such as treasury operations, technology, trading support and risk management.
Mr. Desgagné is a Chartered Accountant and a graduate of the University of Ottawa. He currently serves on the Board of Governors of Junior Achievement of Central Ontario, and has been active in a number of other community organizations. He is a member of the President's Advisory Council for the University of Ottawa, and Chairs the Deans Advisory Board (Toronto) for the Telfer School of Management. He was awarded the Trudeau Medal by the Telfer School of Management and the Queen's Jubilee Medal in 2002 in recognition of his community service.