The iA Financial Group Board of Directors is proud to announce the appointment of Denis Ricard to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, effective September 1, 2018.
An actuary by training, Denis Ricard joined iA Financial Group in 1985. Over the last 33 years, he has assumed positions of increasing responsibility that have allowed him to gain a well-rounded perspective on the organization. Notably he has been Chief Actuary (2004–2010), Senior Vice-President, Business Development (2010–2015), Executive Vice-President, Individual Insurance and Annuities (2015–2017) and Chief Operating Officer (2017–2018). As President and Chief Executive Officer, Denis Ricard is a board member for iA Financial Group and for the group’s main subsidiaries.
Denis Ricard has been actively involved in the community for many years. He is currently co-chair of the 2018 Québec and Chaudière-Appalaches United Way-Centraide campaign.
Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group is one of the largest insurance and wealth management companies in Canada, with operations in the United States. It is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol IAG.
iA Financial Group is a business name and trademark of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.