Susan Kudzman

Former Chief Risk Officer,
Laurentian Bank &
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Susan Kudzman

Former Chief Risk Officer,
Laurentian Bank &
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Biography

Susan Kudzman has close to 30 years of experience in financial services, holding a variety of executive positions in the private sector.

Ms. Susan Kudzman, FSA, FICA, CERA, was the Chief Risk Officer, Corporate Affairs Officer and Executive Vice President of Laurentian Bank of Canada from October 2015 and served as its Secretary. Ms. Kudzman served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Laurentian Bank of Canada since March 2014 until October 1, 2015. Ms. Kudzman served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Laurentian Bank.

Ms. Kudzman also served as a Partner of Mercer Investment Consulting where she specialises in providing strategic risk management, funding and investment advice to large pension funds. She is also a specialist in human resources and risk management. She served as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec from 2005 to 2010, where she was responsible for all facets of risk management as well as client relations, investment performance measurement and analysis and strategic planning. She worked at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec from 2005 to 2010.

With close to 30 years of industry experience, she has held executive positions in the private sector. She served as the Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Corporate Officer of Emergis Inc. from 2000 to 2005. Ms. Kudzman has been an Independent Director of Yellow Pages Limited since October 15, 2014 and its Chairman since May 11, 2018. She serves as Director of Yellow Pages Income Fund since October 15, 2014. She has been Independent Director at Transat A.T. Inc. since March 13, 2014. She served as Independent Director of AtmanCo Inc. since January 21, 2013 until November 19, 2015. Ms. Kudzman is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in 1987, a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries in 1987 and a Certified Enterprise Risk Analyst in 2009. Ms. Kudzman holds bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science from the University Laval in 1984. She served as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors at Grands Ballets canadiens de Montréal since 2000 until 2015 and Chair of the Board of Directors at Quartier International de Montréal since 2006 until 2013. She serves a Director of Montréal Heart Institute Foundation since 2012. She was a Practice Leader of Risk Management Mercer Canada since 2011 until 2014.

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