PCR.F - Power Corporation of Canada

Frankfurt - Frankfurt Delayed Price. Currency in EUR

Power Corporation of Canada

751 Victoria Square
Montréal, QC H2Y 2J3

SectorFinancial Services
IndustryInsurance - Life
Full Time Employees30,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Paul Guy Desmarais Jr., Jr., O.C., O.Q.Chairman & Co-CEON/AN/A1954
Mr. André Roger Desmarais O.C., O.Q.Deputy Chairman, Co-CEO & PresN/AN/A1957
Mr. Gregory Dennis Tretiak FCAExec. VP & CFON/AN/A1956
Mr. Claude GénéreuxExec. Vice-PresN/AN/A1962
Mr. Robert Jeffrey OrrDirectorN/AN/A1959
Amounts are as of and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in EUR.


Power Corporation of Canada operates as diversified international management and holding company with interests in the financial services, sustainable and renewable energy, asset management, and other business sectors in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company operates through Lifeco, IGM Financial, and Pargesa segments. It offers life, disability and critical illness, and reinsurance products; annuities, securities, and mortgage products; retirement and estate planning; and investment, protection, and wealth management services. The company also manages and distributes mutual funds and other managed asset products; and offers investment products, including equity, fixed income, and absolute return and alternative strategies, as well as investment advisory and related services. In addition, it generates renewable energy through solar and wind facilities; manufactures specification-grade LED lighting solutions and zero-emission vehicles; and operates equity investment funds. Further, it holds interests in various businesses, such as mineral-based specialty solutions for industry; testing, inspection and certification; cement, aggregates and concrete; wines and spirits; design and distribution of sportswear; materials technology and recycling of precious metals; disposable hygiene products; and regional leisure parks, as well as in oil and gas, chemical, and food and beverage sectors. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Power Corporation of Canada is a subsidiary of Pansolo Holding Inc.

Corporate Governance

Power Corporation of Canada’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 29, 2019 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 6.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.