Jacques Foisy

Chairman and Managing Partner, Novacap

Jacques Foisy is a Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA) and holds a Business Administration degree from HEC Montreal.

Mr. Foisy started his career with KPMG in Montreal and later joined the Olympia Group, a meat processing company where he worked for more than 12 years. His involvement in numerous mergers and acquisitions helped the company become the largest hog processing business in Canada, known today as Olymel.   He has also received the Arista Award for his personal achievements in business.  Mr. Foisy joined Novacap in 1994.

Mr.  Foisy sits on the Board of Directors of many of Novacap Industries’ portfolio companies.

Jacques has had the privilege of contributing to Novacap’s growth which grew from $34 million of assets under management when he joined in 1994 to more than $3.6 billion of assets under management today.