Intact Financial Corporation’s Chairman of the Board, Mr. Claude Dussault, is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Janet De Silva to its Board of Directors.
Dr. Janet De Silva is the Dean of the Richard Ivey School of Business in Asia. She currently serves as a director on the Boards of Blue Umbrella Limited, the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and the Canadian International School of Hong Kong. Dr. De Silva has more than 10 years of leadership experience as CEO of Sun Life Financial’s business in Hong Kong and its Mainland China joint venture and as Co-Founder and CEO of Retail China Limited. She was also the past Chair and President of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Chair of the Canada China Business Council in Beijing.
Dr. De Silva holds an MBA from the Ivey Business School at Western University and a Doctor of Law honoris causa from Thompson Rivers University.
Intact Financial Corporation (www.intactfc.com) is the largest provider of property and casualty insurance in Canada. Intact offers home, auto and business insurance through Intact Insurance, belairdirect, Grey Power, BrokerLink and Jevco.