Bombardier has appointed Diane Giard to its
Board of Directors.
Ms. Giard has been working as Executive Vice President –
Personal-Commercial Banking and Marketing of National Bank of
Canada since March 2017. She joined the National Bank of Canada in
2011 as Executive Vice President – Marketing and less than a year
later became responsible for Personal & Commercial Banking.
Ms. Giard has more than 30 years’ of experience in the banking industry,
including several years at Scotiabank, which she joined in 1982
and where she held various executive positions.
Diane Giard is a member of the Steering
Committee for Montréal, Cultural Metropolis and of HEC Montréal’s
Conseil des gouverneurs.
Since 2015, she has also been involved
with L’effet A, an innovative project that aims to spark ambition
In 2008, Ms. Giard received the Prix Performance
from UQAM’s School of Management in the Manager category. Ms.
Giard has also received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee
Medal in recognition of her contribution to the community, and has
been ranked among the Top 25 of Quebec’s financial industry seven
times. She was named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100
by the Women’s Executive Network in 2014 and 2015.
Ms. Giard has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics
from the Université de Montréal and an MBA from UQAM. She is a
Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers.