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Charles Henaire


Charles Henaire
Location: Winnipeg
Appointed: April 1, 2017
Term Expires: March 31, 2023

Charles is the Executive Vice-President, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting and Control Officer for Great-West Lifeco. He possesses strong IFRS accounting knowledge and skills in interpreting and implementing International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs). Charles is responsible for all IFRS accounting and financial reporting items for Great-West Lifeco, including its subsidiaries across Canada, the U.S. and Europe. Charles has been with Great-West Lifeco since 1994.

Charles was previously with Deloitte & Touche LLP Canada, where he was the Manager on the Great-West Life and Investors Group engagements. He is a board member of The Manitoba Museum and is the past Audit Committee Chair of the Crown Corporations Council. He also acted as the Chair of the Audit Committee of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (one of the predecessor bodies of CPA Canada).