SSQ Financial appoints 4 key players

By Staff | October 22, 2012 | Last updated on October 22, 2012
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SSQ Financial Group has appointed four key players in the company to assist with the firm’s growth objectives. The appointments are effective immediately.

Quebec City-based SSQ is a mutual diversified financial institution with nearly $3 billion in annual revenue and over $10 billion in assets under management.

“Significant changes have taken place over the last few years at SSQ Financial Group,” says CEO René Hamel. “Big projects such as the recent acquisition of AXA, the implementation of new and innovative IT systems, and the rating assigned by the international credit rating agency A.M. Best, which we obtained in September, offer new possibilities for access to new markets and business growth.”

Serge Boiteau has been appointed strategic advisor to the CEO, while remaining appointed actuary. He’ll be in charge of complex and strategic corporate issues.

Éric Trudel has been appointed senior vice president of corporate services. He will be in charge of corporate development, legal services, internal auditing and risk management, as well as corporate actuarial, reinsurance and underwriting.

As Trudel’s successor, Donald Cyr has been appointed vice president of actuarial under life and health insurance. Since 2009, he’s been the vice president of actuarial and sales support with SSQ Investment and Retirement.

Sylvain Charbonneau, vice president of actuarial, medical underwriting/new business with SSQ Insurance, will see his responsibilities expand to now include actuarial and sales support with investment and retirement. staff


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