Emmanuel Jaclot to lead CDPQ’s infrastructure group

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has appointed Emmanuel Jaclot as executive vice president of infrastructure as of June 1. In the role, Jaclot will oversee the Caisse’s infrastructure portfolio, which totals more than $16 billion in assets. He will also eventually head CDPQ Infra, the pension system’s affiliate for developing and operating infrastructure projects. Jaclot joins the Caisse from Schneider Electric SE, where he served as senior vice president and head of M&A. His prior roles included senior executive positions with EDF‘s renewable energy group.

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La Caisse names Emmanuel Jaclot Executive Vice President, Infrastructure

MONTRÉAL, MARCH 29, 2018

La Caisse announced today the appointment of Emmanuel Jaclot to the position of Executive Vice-President, Infrastructure.

In this role, Mr. Jaclot will manage la Caisse’s infrastructure portfolio, which totals over $16 billion in assets. He will also eventually head CDPQ Infra, la Caisse’s subsidiary responsible for developing and operating infrastructure projects.

Mr. Jaclot joins la Caisse following the recent appointment of Macky Tall, who had been responsible for the Infrastructure portfolio, as Head, Liquid Markets and Réseau express métropolitain.

“We knew from the first time we met him that Emmanuel was an exceptional talent. He’s completed major deals around the world and developed solid operational expertise, particularly in renewable energy. His arrival gives la Caisse access to an even larger pool of opportunities to continue expanding our global presence in infrastructure,” said Michael Sabia, President and Chief Executive Officer of la Caisse.

“I’m excited to join la Caisse and build upon the impressive work its team has done over the last 20 years as a pioneer in direct infrastructure investment. With a well-diversified portfolio, la Caisse is recognized around the world for its expertise and the quality of its teams. I very much look forward to being part of the future growth of this portfolio that is central to la Caisse’s strategy,” stated Emmanuel Jaclot.

Before joining la Caisse, Mr. Jaclot held key positions in world-class organizations, including Schneider Electric, a global energy management leader, and EDF Energies Nouvelles, a subsidiary of EDF specialized in renewable energy. In his previous roles, Mr. Jaclot managed major merger and acquisition transactions around the world, through which he developed an expertise in both investing and post-transaction asset management.

Mr. Jaclot will start on June 1 and will report to the President and CEO.

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