Management Team

Luc Fortin

Luc Fortin

President and Chief Executive Officer, Montréal Exchange & Global Head of Trading, TMX Group

Luc Fortin is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Montréal Exchange (MX) and Global Head of Trading, TMX Group. His key responsibilities include leading growth in TMX's equities, derivatives, and fixed income trading businesses, and delivering a world-class experience to our global client base. In 2021, his mandate expanded to include oversight and strategic direction of CDCC and CDS, TMX's post trade businesses and crucial components of Canada's capital markets infrastructure.

Mr. Fortin joined MX as Managing Director, Derivatives Trading in June 2016, following a 25-year career in Canada's capital markets industry, leading client-facing teams in fixed income and derivatives. Prior to joining MX, he served as Managing Director, Canadian Head of the Institutional Client Group at HSBC Bank Canada. In this role, Mr. Fortin led HSBC's institutional client-facing businesses in rates and credit, derivatives, foreign exchange and money markets across Canada. Prior to HSBC, he held senior leadership positions at TD Bank and TD Securities.

Mr. Fortin serves on the boards of CDCC, Canada's derivatives clearing house, and CDS, Canada's equity and fixed income clearing house. He also serves on the board of BOX Holdings Group LLC and BOX Market LLC (BOX), a U.S. equity options market, and the boards of the Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization (CIRO) and Finance Montréal.

Mr. Fortin is a graduate of the TD Securities Leadership program at Ivey Business School and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Ottawa.


Olivier Bourdeau

Vice President, Business Management, Strategy and Derivatives Trading Operations

Olivier Bourdeau is Vice President, Business Management, Strategy and Derivatives Operations. Mr. Bourdeau plays a key role in managing the day-to-day activities of the business as well as is responsible for the strategy and corporate development of TMX Markets, which encompasses all trading and post-trade entities at TMX.

Prior to his current mandate, Mr. Bourdeau held several different roles within TMX Group over the years, namely in product development, business development and marketing, strategy and corporate development.

Mr. Bourdeau is a CFA Charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from Université Laval.

Etienne Charlebois

Etienne Charlebois

Chief Technology Officer, Business Applications

Etienne Charlebois is Chief Technology Officer, Business Applications, responsible for leading the business application technology functions supporting all TMX business units with the exception of Trayport. His mandate also includes modernization, simplification and growth, and cost management while continuing to operate with the highest standards of resiliency and information risk management.

Prior to holding this position, Mr. Charlebois was Head of Delivery for TMX Markets and GTS Application Service Delivery, TMX, where he was responsible for designing and delivering IT trading solutions including solutions for the SOLA® derivatives trading and TMX Quantum XA® trading platforms.

Mr. Charlebois joined Montréal Exchange's IT Development team as a business analyst in 2007. He occupied multiple roles within the architecture team, and subsequently held the position of Director of Architecture in 2014.

Since starting at TMX, Mr. Charlebois has led or contributed to several major technology initiatives and gained exposure to international exchange partners and global industry vendors.

Prior to joining the Exchange, Mr. Charlebois worked in the automated payment processing and mutual fund industries. Mr. Charlebois holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from Université Laval.

Karen McMeekin

Karen McMeekin

President, Regulatory Division of Bourse de Montréal Inc.

Karen McMeekin is President of the Regulatory Division, responsible for leading the self-regulatory functions of the Montréal Exchange (MX). She is responsible for maintaining fair and equitable markets by promoting innovation, transparency and collaboration with various stakeholders.

Ms. McMeekin brings to this role extensive experience, having held various positions at MX since 2001, including Director, Strategy and Regulatory Outreach; Director of Examinations, Regulatory Division; Business Development Manager, Equity Derivatives, and Head of Market Operations. Prior to joining MX, she began her 25-year career in the listed derivatives market as a futures broker on the Montréal trading floor for TD Securities and Richardson Greenshields.

Ms. McMeekin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Concordia University and is a member of Women in Capital Markets, a national not-for-profit organization focused on accelerating equity, diversity and inclusion in the finance industry.

Robert Tasca

Robert Tasca

Managing Director, Derivatives Products and Services, Montréal Exchange

Robert Tasca, Managing Director, Derivatives Products and Services with TMX Group, at the Montréal Exchange, is responsible for managing the derivatives portfolio, specifically fixed income and equity derivatives. Robert's team focuses on enhancing the current derivatives product portfolio and developing new products, in addition to strategic initiatives and partnerships to help drive value to its clients.

Robert joined the Montréal Exchange in 1998, where he began his career in the open outcry pits or "floor" in Montréal, transitioning to the electronic platform in October 2000. With over 20 years of derivatives experience, Robert brings a full-service perspective to Montréal Exchange's customers.