Benjamin Gigot has been Vice-President of Research – Investment Management since March 2013. In this position he manages the research equity markets group, consisting of 25 experts. This team covers seven sectors – Finance, Consumer, Industrial, Energy, Health Care, Materials and Technologies, Media and Telecommunications – and provides its industry insight to the managers of the Canadian Equity, Global Quality Equity and Private Equity specialized portfolios.
Mr. Gigot has extensive expertise in fundamental analysis and global markets. Before joining CDPQ, he spent six years working for AllianceBernstein in New York and London, England as Senior Vice-President, leading their global Financial Services team. Previously he led the financial planning team at American Express Company in New York. Mr. Gigot began his career as an analyst and an engagement manager at McKinsey in Brussels and New York.
Mr. Gigot is a graduate of the Harvard Business School and holds a Juris Doctor, a Master in Management with a major in Finance, and a Master in Computer Science from Université libre de Bruxelles.