Montréal - The Autorité des marchés financiers ("AMF") announces the appointment of Nathalie Drouin as Superintendent, Solvency and Executive Director, Legal Affairs, and that of Jean-François Fortin as Executive Director, Enforcement.

Ms. Drouin has held the position of Executive Director, Enforcement and Legal Affairs at the AMF since its establishment in February 2004 and has acted as interim Superintendent, Solvency for the past few weeks.

Mr. Fortin will officially take over as Executive Director, Enforcement on June 18, 2012. He will be in charge of the inspection, investigations and litigation teams. He previously held the position of AMF Director, Inspection and Investigations since March 2009 and joined the AMF in February 2008 as Manager, Investigations - Market Manipulation and Insider Trading.

The Autorité des marchés financiers (the AMF) is the regulatory and oversight body for Québec's financial sector.

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