Past Event

Breakfast Forum: A discussion with Yvon Charest, CEO, Industrielle Alliance - Going Global for Quebec financial services firms
When: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 08:00 - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 09:15

AmCham Quebec is pleased to invite you to a presentation and discussion about best practices, do's and don'ts, and lessons learned in developing an international business in financial services.

Speaker: Yvon Charest, President and CEO, Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.

Mr. Charest, a well-known and respected leader in Quebec's financial services industry, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Industrial Alliance, a position he has held since May 2000.

Before becoming CEO, Mr. Charest was, from 1996 to 1999, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of the company. He began his career at Industrial Alliance after completing his studies in actuarial sciences at Université Laval. He held numerous positions in the Actuarial, Administration and Marketing sectors before becoming Chief Actuary in 1992 and holding that position until 1996.
Within the Industrial Alliance group, Mr. Charest sits on the board of directors of IA Clarington Investments Inc., Industrial Alliance Auto and Home Insurance and IA American Life Insurance Company.

This event is being held in cooperation with the Desautels Faculty of Management's Program for International Competitiveness at McGill University, Le Centre Financier International de Montréal, and Finance Montréal.

Continental breakfast to be served
The presentation will be in French with Q and A session in both languages

Cost: AmCham members - $15; Non-members - $35.
Taxes and service included. Payable by credit card through PayPal. (Invoice to be issued upon notice of acceptance of this invitation) Note: Paying by credit card through PayPal does not require having a PayPal account.

Reserve early. Places are limited.
RSVP before end of day March 21, 2014

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