Mr. Orr has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation since 2005. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Power Corporation in February 2020.
He has extensive experience in the financial services industry, including the past two decades in executive positions in Power group companies. From 2001 to 2005, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of IGM Financial. Prior to joining IGM Financial, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BMO Nesbitt Burns and Vice-Chair, Investment Banking Group, Bank of Montreal.
He serves as a director of Power Financial and Power Corporation. He is also a director and Chairman of a number of Power Corporation subsidiaries, including Great-West Lifeco, Canada Life, Empower Retirement, Putnam Investments, IGM Financial, IG Wealth Management and Mackenzie. He is also a director of PanAgora Asset Management Inc.
Mr. Orr is active in various community and business organizations. He holds a Bachelor of Arts — Honours Business Administration (HBA) degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business in London, Ontario.