François Cholette, LLB

Director, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary

François Cholette 


  • Represents Desjardins Group in civil and administrative court
  • Prepares contracts/agreements and negotiates business transactions
  • Builds relationships with governments and regulators
  • Serves as corporate secretary for Desjardins Financial Security and several of its subsidiaries


François joined Desjardins Group in 1993. He earned a law degree from Université Laval and was admitted to the Barreau du Québec in 1987. He was awarded the Barreau du Québec Medal for the highest overall average at the École du Barreau in 1986–1987.