Chief Investment Officer and Chairman of the Board
Beginning of career
Joined the team in
Arrival at Hexavest
Vital Proulx is Chief Investment Officer at Hexavest, which he co-founded in 2004. He is also Chairman of the Board and a member of the firm’s executive team. Vital is the engineer of Hexavest’s unique top-down approach, which he developed in 1991. He provides a seasoned perspective on financial markets and currencies and develops the strategic views behind the investment team’s decisions. His portfolio management responsibilities include overseeing all the firm’s investment activities as well as being the lead manager for the Multi-asset strategies. Prior to cofounding Hexavest, Vital worked at Natcan Investment Management as Senior Vice President, International Equities. He started his career at Les Conseillers financiers du St-Laurent in 1989, where he developed the international and U.S. equity strategies that Hexavest still manages to this day. Vital holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Université Laval (1988) and is a CFA charterholder (1993).