Chadi Habib is Executive Vice President at Desjardins Group and serves on the boards of Zag Bank and Monetico International.
Consisting of nearly 4000 technology professionals, his organization is accountable for all technology solutions and operations to the banking and insurance sectors of the group. He is also responsible for the operations of the Desjardins Digital unit. This unit works with the business to accelerate the digitization of several customer facing services and support the group’s digital roadmap.
Prior to coming to Desjardins in 2011, he was the CIO and VP Shared Services for Rio Tinto Engineered Products in Paris, France. He completed a 5 year mandate to federate and optimize IT operations for the group as well as design and put in place finance and HR shared service capabilities. Before Rio Tinto, Chadi held several executive positions in Canada, US and Europe at SAP and EDS.
Chadi Habib has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business. He also is a member of the Quebec advisory board on the government’s Digital strategy which feeds the Government’s reflections on digital.