​​Innovobot welcomes Françoise E. Lyon, Adm. A. to its Board of Directors​


Montreal, Canada, February 20, 2024 – Innovobot is pleased to announce the appointment of Françoise E. Lyon, Adm. A, as a Non-Executive Director. Françoise Lyon’s extensive leadership experience with premier financial institutions and funds, combined with her dedication to diversity and social causes—especially her influential role among women entrepreneurs and women in finance—will bring immense value to Innovobot.


Françoise Lyon has a distinguished career with over 30 years of experience in the investment and wealth management industry. She has held senior executive positions at prominent financial institutions in Canada, including Merrill Lynch, Bank of America, and National Bank of Canada. Françoise has also served on several boards as a trustee or non-executive director, bringing a wealth of expertise to Innovobot.


In addition to her professional achievements, Françoise is known for her advocacy for diversity and social causes within the community, particularly her leadership among women entrepreneurs and women in finance. She has received prestigious awards, including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013 for her extensive work with women and wealth. In 2015, she was recognized as one of the top 8 women in Finance in Quebec by Premières en Affaires magazine, and in September 2018, she was identified by Entreprendre magazine as one of the Top 100 women leaders in Quebec to watch. Françoise is an alumna of HEC Montréal and McGill University, holding degrees in Business and Public Relations Management.


“We are thrilled to welcome Françoise Lyon to Innovobot’s board of directors,” said Mario Venditti, CEO of Innovobot. “Her proven track record in leadership roles, her experience working with several funds, her dedication to diversity and advocacy for social causes align seamlessly with our company’s values. We believe her insights and expertise will contribute significantly to our strategic initiatives and goals.”


Françoise Lyon expressed her enthusiasm for joining Innovobot, stating, “I love the team, I love what the company does, and I appreciate their commitment to Québec, making it their headquarters. I am excited about the impact we can collectively make.”


The addition of Françoise Lyon strengthens Innovobot’s board of directors, ensuring a proactive and engaged leadership. This appointment signifies a significant milestone for Innovobot, reaffirming its dedication to excellence in investment and innovation.



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