Pierre Lapointe is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Head of Private Wealth Management at Jarislowsky, Fraser Limited. Mr. Lapointe has spent most of his career at Jarislowsky Fraser, after joining the firm in 1985. He has held various senior positions, including more than 15 years as Executive Vice President and the last six years as President and Chairman of the Executive Committee. Having spent the last few decades providing client service for institutional and important private family portfolios, he directly oversees the firm's Private Wealth Management division.
Mr. Lapointe is passionate about the arts, and his current and past philanthropic activities reflect this. Through his personal family foundation, he has recently become increasingly committed to rewarding innovation not just in the arts but also in education. He also sits on several boards, most notably, the Board of Trustees of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, La Presse, The National Ballet School Foundation and the Jean Béliveau Foundation.