Marcel R. Coutu

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Canadian Oil Sands Trust

Marcel R. Coutu

Marcel R. Coutu

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Canadian Oil Sands Trust

Overview
Career Highlights

Gulf Canada Resources Ltd.
Canadian Oil Sands Ltd.
Canadian Oil Sands Trust

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756

Number of Boards

29

Birthday

1954

Age

66

Number of Awards

1

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Power Corp. of Canada

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Deputy Chairman, President & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Power Corp. of Canada (Sagard China Investment Management)

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Power Corp. of Canada

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Vice Chairman at Power Corp. of Canada

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at The Great-West Life Assurance Co.

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Executive Director at Pargesa Holding SA

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Company, Great-West, London Life & Canada Life at Great-West Lifeco Inc.

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Founding President at Shape Up Foundation

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Member-North American Group at The Trilateral Commission

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Former Global Head of Regulatory Policy & Strategy at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Marcel R. Coutu
Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Canadian Oil Sands Trust
Education
MBA
Class of 1980

The Ivey Business School is located on Western University's campus in London, Ontario, Canada. Its MBA, along with a range of other programs, is offered by Western University, but it is managed separately with its own dean and budget. Its primary location is London, Ontario, but the school also has two executive teaching facilities in Toronto and Hong Kong. The University of Western Ontario created the Department of Commercial Economics within the Faculty of Arts in 1922 to offer elective course work in business. The first degree program was the Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Business Administration (HBA). The school has been consistently ranked as one of Canada's top business schools

H.B.Sc. in Geology
Class of 1976

University of Waterloo is home to world-changing research and inspired teaching. At the hub of a growing network of global partnerships, Waterloo will shape the future by building bridges with industry and between disciplines, institutions and communities.

Memberships
Member
Prior

The Business Council of Canada brings business leaders together to shape public policy in the interests of a stronger Canada and a better world. Founded in 1976, the Business Council is a non-profit, non-partisan organization composed of the chief executives of Canada’s leading enterprises, representing companies from every region and sector of the economy. Our 150 member companies employ 1.4 million Canadians, account for more than half the value of the Toronto Stock Exchange, contribute the largest share of federal corporate taxes, and are responsible for most of Canada’s exports, corporate philanthropy, and private-sector investments in research and development. Through supply chain partnerships, service contracts and mentoring programs, Business Council members support many hundreds of thousands of small businesses and entrepreneurs in communities of all sizes across Canada.

Member
Prior

Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of AB is a non profit organization that regulates the practices of engineering and geoscience in Alberta. Its function is licensing individuals and companies that want to practice engineering and geoscience in Alberta. The applicants and companies that meet APEGA’s standards for ethical, professional, and technical competency earn the right to practice and use reserved titles and designations. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Edmonton, Canada.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2001 - 2014

Canadian Oil Sands provides a pure investment opportunity in the oil sands through its 36.74 per cent interest in the Syncrude Project. Syncrude is a leader in Canada’s oil sands industry, operating since 1978 with a productive capacity of 350,000 barrels per day of light, high-quality crude oil. As the largest owner of Syncrude, we are proud to have a legacy asset that epitomizes the best attributes of an oil sands investment: high quality leases; a track record of successful operations; a sustainable approach to the development of our long-life resource; and product – high-quality, sweet crude oil – that is essential to the global economy. We enhance the value of our Syncrude asset through prudent financial management, experienced operations stewardship and in-house marketing expertise

President & Chief Executive Officer
2001 - 2011

Canadian Oil Sands Trust is the definitive investment in the oil sands. With a 36.74% interest in the Syncrude Project, they are the only pure play on an asset that epitomizes the best attributes of an oil sands investment: high-quality leases, a track record of successful operations, a sustainable approach to the development of long-life resource and a product -high-quality, light, sweet crude oil - that is essential to the global economy. As an open-ended investment trust, Canadian Oil Sands has been generating income from its Syncrude interest for their investors since 1995. It is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

President & Chief Executive Officer
2001 - 2011
Boards & Committees
Director
2014 - Current

Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Co. engages in the provision of life insurance services. The firm offers annuities, life insurance, investment, and executive benefits. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, CO.

Director
Current

Brookfield Finance, Inc. is a development stage company. The company was founded on March 31, 2015 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Director
Prior

Brookfield is a global alternative asset manager with over $175 billion in assets under management. We have over a 100-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity. On behalf of our clients and shareholders, we own and manage one of the largest portfolios of premier office properties and renewable power generating facilities as well as long-life infrastructure assets that include utilities, transport and energy and timberlands in North and South America, Australasia and Europe. We invest our own capital alongside our clients and partners in these high quality assets, ensuring our interests are aligned. Our assets are held through a growing portfolio of private funds and public, listed entities. We are proud of our track record for achieving strong risk-adjusted returns for our clients, partners and shareholders across all market conditions. Brookfield is publicly listed on the NYSE, TSX and Euronext Amsterdam under the symbol BAM, BAM.A and BAMA, respectively.

Director
Prior

United Way of Calgary & Area is a non profit organization that provides individual and family social services. The company is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

Member-Governors Board
Prior

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers operates as the voice of Canada''s upstream oil and natural gas industry. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

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Awards & Honors
Institute of Corporate Directors - ICD.D
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