Chief Operating Officer & Chief Strategy Officer
Beginning of career
Joined the team in
Arrival at Hexavest
Denis Rivest is Hexavest’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Strategy Officer. In addition to managing the firm’s operations, he plays a key role in establishing and implementing its strategic objectives. Denis works closely with the portfolio management team and oversees the implementation of our investment strategies across all client portfolios. Prior to cofounding Hexavest in 2004, Denis was Portfolio Manager, International Equities at Natcan Investment Management (1998-2004). He has more than 20 years of experience in operations, having held a number of roles at various financial institutions, including that of Director of Securities Services at the Laurentian Bank of Canada. Denis holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Université du Québec à Montréal, and he has been a CFA charterholder since 1994.