June 12, 2018 09:30
Yvon Charest: Denis Ricard (Photo : Denis Méthot)
Yvon Charest, president and chief executive officer ofiA financial Group, will retire on January 1, 2019. It’s Denis Ricard, currently chief operating officer, who will take up the duties of CEO, effective September 1, 2018. Mr. Charest will ensure a period of transition until his departure.
Mr. Charest has worked nearly 40 years in iA, including 18 as CEO.
Mr. Ricard, an actuary by training, is the job of the insurer for the past 33 years. In addition to his current position, he has also had the functions of chief actuary, senior vice president of business development, executive vice-president, insurance and individual annuities.