François Roy

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François Roy, Director

Mr. Roy has been a corporate director since 2010 and currently serves on the board of Noranda Income Fund, Colabor
Inc. and Transcontinental Inc. Mr. Roy has in-depth experience as a senior financial executive and has extensive
experience as a corporate director and executive in the private and public sectors, at not-for-profit organizations and
in academia. He was previously Chief Financial Officer at Télémédia Corporation, Avenor Inc. and Québecor Inc.
Mr. Roy began his career at The Bank of Nova Scotia, where he held several positions in Canada and the United
States, and then worked for Société générale de financement du Québec. He was also Vice Principal (Administration
and Finance) at McGill University from 2007 to 2010 and, in that capacity, was McGill's Chief Financial Officer and
Chief Administration Officer. Mr. Roy holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from the
University of Toronto. Over the past 25 years, he has been active with many not-for-profit organizations, including
the Concours musical international de Montréal, the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Génome Québec, the Opéra de
Montréal, the National Arts Centre Foundation and the Council for Canadian American Relations. In 2014, Mr. Roy’s
career and community involvement were recognized by the Québec Chapter of the Financial Executive Institute when
they awarded to him the “As de la finance” prize.