QUEBEC CITY, May 11, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. (iA Financial Group) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jocelyne Bourgon as chair of its Board of Directors. Ms. Bourgon replaces John LeBoutillier, who is retiring effective today.

Jocelyne Bourgon has held some of the highest offices in the Canadian Public Service, including Deputy Minister of various economic development departments, Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet.

She has extensive international experience, including with the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the UN and the Commonwealth. An Officer of the Order of Canada, Jocelyne Bourgon has been a member of the Industrial Alliance Board of Directors since May 2014, and its vice-chair since May 2016.

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, RRSPs, 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 among 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.

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