Intact Financial Corporation recognized as one of Canada's Best Employers

TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) today announced it has been recognized as an Aon Best Employer at the platinum level for 2016. This marks the first year the prestigious honour has been awarded to IFC, recognizing the company for its strong level of employee engagement, leadership, performance culture and employment brand.   

"We are incredibly proud to be one of Canada's best employers. Our employees come to work every day engaged and passionate about making a difference; delivering an outstanding experience to our customers and communities," said Lucie Martel, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Intact Financial Corporation. "We have built an employee promise based on what's important to our people, and are committed to helping and supporting them develop and grow."

The annual Aon Best Employers in Canada study measures employee engagement by surveying employees on areas such as senior leadership, people manager effectiveness, enabling productivity as well as valuing and appreciating employees. Platinum status is awarded to organizations that rank in the top 25 percentile of the four indexes in the study, measuring workplace success in engagement, leadership, performance culture and employer brand. The brands under IFC that participated in the Aon Best Employers in Canada study are Intact Insurance, belairdirect, BrokerLink and Anthony Insurance.

About Intact Financial Corporation
Intact Financial Corporation (www.intactfc.com) is the largest provider of property and casualty insurance in Canada with over $7.3 billion in annual premiums. With over 11,000 employees, the company insures more than five million individuals and businesses through its insurance subsidiaries and is the largest private sector provider of P&C insurance in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Québec and Nova Scotia. The company distributes insurance under the Intact Insurance brand through a wide network of brokers, including its wholly owned subsidiary, BrokerLink, and directly to consumers through belairdirect.

SOURCE Intact Financial Corporation

For further information: Media Inquiries: Stephanie Sorensen, Director, External Communications, +1 (416) 344-8027, stephanie.sorensen@intact.net; Investor Inquiries: Samantha Cheung, Vice President, Investor Relations, +1 (416) 344-8004, samantha.cheung@intact.net

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