QUEBEC CITY, June 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - iA Financial Group (Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.) announces that as of June 1, 2017, Francis P. McGuire has stepped down from the company's Board of Directors to dedicate himself to his new role as President of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.
Mr. McGuire had been a director with iA Financial Group since May 2001 and was Chair of its Human Resources and Governance Committee.
On behalf of the other members of the Board of Directors, Ms. Jocelyne Bourgon, Chair of the Board, thanks Mr. McGuire for his considerable contribution and dedication to the company's growth and development.
At the same time, iA Financial Group announces the appointment of Robert Coallier as Chair of its Human Resources and Governance Committee. A member of the Board since 2008, Mr. Coallier is Chief Executive Officer of Agropur coopérative.
About iA Financial Group
Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group celebrates its 125th anniversary this year. iA Financial Group offers life and health insurance products, mutual and segregated funds, savings and retirement plans, 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 one of the largest publicly‑traded companies in the country. iA Financial Group stock 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.
SOURCE Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.
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