Mr. Vigna was appointed Vice-President of Power Corporation in November 2016. He currently serves as the Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Sagard Holdings. He is a Director of Peak Achievement Athletics.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Vigna was a Managing Director at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) responsible for leading CPPIB’s Global Principal Credit Investments Group, a multi-strategy platform making direct principal credit investments, with approximately CAD$20 billion of assets under management. While at CPPIB, he was Chair of the Principal Credit Investment Committee, a member of the Private Investments Committee and also a member of the Credit Investments Committee.
Prior to joining CPPIB in 2009, Mr. Vigna was a Vice-President at Goldman Sachs in the Special Situations Group in New York and Toronto. In this role, he was one of the founding members of the Canadian Special Situations Group, which he co-headed prior to his departure. Before joining the Special Situations Group, he worked in Goldman Sach’s Investment Banking Division in New York where he was a member of their Financial Institutions Group.
Mr. Vigna holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
Mr. Vigna is an active supporter of the United Way in Toronto and is involved each year in a number of philanthropic activities in the community.