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SSQ Financial Group has appointed four FCIAs as key players in the company to assist with the firm's growth objectives:
  • Serge Boiteau has been appointed strategic advisor to the CEO, while remaining Appointed Actuary. He will be in charge of complex and strategic corporate issues. 
  • Eric Trudel has been appointed senior vice-president of corporate services, and will be in charge of corporate development, legal services, internal auditing and risk management, as well as corporate actuarial, reinsurance, and underwriting.
  • Donald Cyr succeeds M. Trudel as vice-president of actuarial under life and health insurance. He has been the vice-president of actuarial and sales support with SSQ Investment and Retirement since 2009.
  • Sylvain Charbonneau, vice-president of actuarial, medical underwriting/new business with SSQ Insurance, will see his responsibilities expand to include actuarial and sales support with investment and retirement.
Nino Boezio, FCIA, has been named vice-president, portfolio strategist, and consultant at Segal Rogerscasey Canada.

Chris Denys, FCIA, has become senior vice-president of client solutions at Sun Life Financial. In this position, he will lead the client solutions business to help clients make the most of their benefits and pension programs and connect them with an advisor. Mr. Denys previously led the sponsored markets and finance area of client solutions, and has also served as vice-president of group benefits finance.

Sonia Gélinas
, FCIA, and Yves Plourde, FCIA, have been named partners in Morneau Shepell's pension consulting practice. Ms. Gelina, who has more than 16 years' pension experience, will lead the expansion of the company's pension practice in Québec's municipal, public, and private sectors. M. Plourde will provide strategic and bilingual consulting services to public and private sector plan sponsors in Atlantic Canada. He has more than 21 years of experience.


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  • A change of contact details;
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  • Publication of academic papers or articles.
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