iA Financial Group wins an Insurance & Financial Communicators Association (IFCA) award for its secure website

QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 30, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - For a third consecutive year, the Group Savings and Retirement sector of iA Financial Group (Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.) was recognized by the Insurance & Financial Communicator's Association (IFCA), an international association working in the insurance and financial services industry. This year, the sector won the Award of Excellence in the "Company Websites – Private/Internal" category for its secure website for group retirement plan sponsors and advisors.

Features and benefits of the new Web environment for clients and advisors:

  • Better control of their retirement plans, thereby maximizing the impact
  • A dashboard that provides an instant, overall view of the plan, facilitating plan member management
  • Daily updates of new statistics, which allows users to access asset allocation, plan health information, and data regarding website and planning tool usage by plan members
  • Possibility to create various reports using these statistics
  • Online contribution tool which simultaneously synchronizes with the plan member list, which maximizes usage


"Thanks to our new Web environment, retirement plan sponsors and advisors now have access to additional tools that allow them to be more proactive, thereby optimizing the management and governance of their plans. We are very proud to have won this prize, as iA Financial Group is fully committed to providing intelligent, high-performance solutions to its clients and advisors", stated Renée Laflamme, Executive Vice-President, Group Benefits and Retirement Solutions.

Since 2014, iA Financial Group has won several IFCA awards, particularly for its financial education tools and online services.

About Group Savings and Retirement
Group Savings and Retirement has been administering pension funds for more than 60 years. It offers a wide range of products and services adapted to the needs of savings and retirement plan members. With regional offices across Canada, it is one of the largest group savings and retirement service providers in the country.

About iA Financial Group
Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group offers life and health insurance products, mutual and segregated funds, savings and retirement plans, RRSPs, securities, auto and home insurance, mortgages and car loans and other financial products and services for both individuals and groups. It is one of the four largest life and health insurance companies in Canada and among the largest publicly traded companies in the country. iA Financial Group stock is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol IAG.


SOURCE Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.

For further information: Pierre Picard, Manager, Public Relations, Office phone: 418-684‐5000, ext. 1-1660, Email: pierre.picard@ia.ca


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