Stephane Champagne began his investment industry career in 1996 and specializes in global consumer staples and discretionary sectors. Prior to joining Signature, Mr. Champagne was a senior equity analyst at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, responsible for the consumer sector. Previously, he began his career as senior equity analyst at Maison Placements Canada and Laurentian Bank Securities before becoming assistant portfolio manager at Valorem Asset Management. Since 2009, Mr. Champagne was consistently voted as one of Canada’s top 50 money managers in the Brendan Wood survey. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Laval University.