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Power Corporation of Canada (POW.TO)

Toronto Stock Exchange - Toronto Stock Exchange Delayed Price. Currency in CAD
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Power Corporation of Canada

751 Victoria Square
Montréal, QC H2Y 2J3

IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
Full Time Employees30,259

Key Executives

Mr. Paul Guy Desmarais Jr., O.C., O.Q.Chairman and Co-Chief Exec. Officer1.5MN/A63
Mr. André R. Desmarais O.C., O.Q.Deputy Chairman, Co-Chief Exec. Officer and Pres1.7MN/A61
Mr. Gregory Dennis Tretiak FCAChief Financial Officer and Exec. Vice-Pres784.8kN/A61
Dr. Henri-Paul Rousseau Ph.D.Vice Chairman996.25kN/A68
Mr. Claude GénéreuxExec. Vice-Pres418.27kN/A55
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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 CAD.


Power Corporation of Canada operates as a diversified international management and holding company with interests primarily in the financial services, communications, and other business sectors in Canada, the United States, and Europe. It offers life, health, and reinsurance products and services, as well as retirement, and investment and asset management services; manages and distributes mutual funds and other managed asset products; annuities, executive benefits, and mortgage products; and wealth management services. The company also owns La Presse, the French-language news medium; owns and operates as roof solar power generation and hydropower facilities; and provides equity investment funds, as well as media and healthcare services. In addition, it holds interests in various sectors, such as specialty minerals, cement, aggregates, concrete, testing, inspection, certification sportswear, wines and spirits, materials technology, recycling, oil, gas, alternative energy services. The company was founded in 1925 and is based in Montréal, Canada. Power Corporation of Canada operates as a subsidiary of Pansolo Holding Inc.

Corporate Governance

Power Corporation of Canada’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 7.

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.