Canaccord Genuity appoints Daniel Daviau as president and CEO
Mr. Daviau served as Chief Executive Officer of Canaccord Genuity’s North American Capital Markets business since February, 2015. From 2012 to 2015, he was President of the firm’s US Capital Markets business. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Daviau was Head of Investment Banking for Canaccord Genuity.
Prior to the Canaccord/Genuity merger that was announced in 2010, he was a Principal and Founder of Genuity Capital Markets, where he held a variety of senior roles since 2005.
Prior to 2005, Mr. Daviau was Co-Head of Investment Banking at CIBC World Markets, a firm he joined in 1991. While at CIBC World Markets, he also served as the Head of the Media and Telecommunications Group since 2000 and Head of the Technology Investment Banking Group in Canada since 1997.
Having started his career as a securities lawyer with Goodman & Co., Mr. Daviau has extensive experience in a broad range of financing transactions and M&A assignments. ■