Mr. Desjardins has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Superior Plus Corp., a Toronto-based public company that provides propane distribution and marketing services and specialty chemical production, since 2011. Mr. Desjardins was an equity partner at The Sterling Group, LP from 2008 to 2011 and President and Chief Executive Officer of Transcontinental Inc. from 2004 to 2008. In addition to the public company directorship noted below, Mr. Desjardins is a director of Gestion Jourdan SEC, a member of the Chief Executives Organization and a member of the 30% Club Canada. Mr. Desjardins is also a recipient of the Harvard Presidents' Seminar "Leader of Leaders" award and the Presidents' Program in Leadership diploma from Harvard Business School.
Mr. Desjardins holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Université du Québec à Montréal and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Management Development Program.
Other public company board directorships during last five years