Governance
of the IRCM

Audit Committee

Lolita Guerrera

Vice President Commercial Markets Retail, Consumer Services & Franchises. RBC Royal Bank

Lolita Guerrera has been at RBC for the past 17 years, where she has held numerous positions in different regions in Quebec. Over the years, she has occupied the role of Market Manager, Life Science, Senior Financing Specialist covering numerous industries, Manager Initiatives and Implementation working on Strategy for Commercial banking for the province of Quebec. She has an MBA and Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance and Human Resources. She completed the 100-day Challenge of L’Effet A, an innovative professional development program that aims to propel ambitious women in business.

Ms Guerrera is extremely involved in the community. For the last 2 years, she is the co-chair of the Centraide campaign at RBC in Quebec. This year, a record amount of $1.5 million was raised. She is also Vice President Community for the Employee Resource Group, RBC Next Gen which helps employees in their 20s and 30s to build connections with peers and leaders while creating a positive impact within RBC and in the community. Twice, Ms. Guerrera was the recipient of the RBC Congress Award and was also received the highest prize at RBC, the Leo Award.

Ms Guerrera has been member of the IRCM Board of Directors since January 2018.

Richard Payette

Businessman and Corporate Director

Richard Payette is Director at Exportation et développement Canada - EDC. A graduate from HEC Montréal, Mr. Payette was previously President and CEO of Manulife Quebec and President and CEO for the Americas Region of BDO International, which includes Canada, the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. He was also President and Chief Executive Officer of the large accounting and advisory firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and a member of the board of directors of this international network. Building on this expertise, he was Chairman of the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Among others, he is currently a member of the Presidents’ committee at the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association of Quebec, a member of the board of directors of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal and YMCA Canada, as well as a governing member of Finance Montréal. In addition, his commitments to economic and social causes have earned Mr. Payette numerous awards from various organizations and from his peers.

Mr. Payette is member of the IRCM Board of Directors since January 2018.

Martin P. Rosenthal

Managing Partner, Transaction Advisory Services - Québec, EY

Martin P. Rosenthal is the Managing Partner of EY’s Transaction Advisory Services Group in Quebec. Mr. Rosenthal is also leader of EY’s Restructuring practices in Quebec. EY is a global professional services firm. 

For more than 25 years, Mr. Rosenthal has acted as an advisor to numerous companies facing business and financial challenged, and has provided advice in the areas of refinancing and strategic planning. His clients include most of the major financial institutions in the Montreal area as well as private equity firms and boards of directors of many companies in a variety of industries. Building on his strong qualifications and experience, he worked as a course coordinator and lecturer in McGill University’s Graduate Department of Chartered Accountancy.

Mr. Rosenthal has been a member of the IRCM Board of Directors since April 2017and he is President of the IRCM Audit Committee.

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