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CEO Seminar: Louis Gagnon

Intact Financial Corporation

CIRANO

Tuesday 11 Dec 2018
From 5PM To 7PM

Louis Gagnon

 

Monsieur Louis Gagnon, President of Canadian Operations at Intact Financial Corporation, shared his experience during a networking reception gathering researchers and business people.

His presentation was on "Investing in the future without mortgaging the present".

Louis Gagnon

Mr. Gagnon was appointed President of Intact's Canadian operations in January 2018. In this role, Mr. Gagnon is responsible for all Canadian based business entities (Intact Insurance, belairdirect, Anthony Insurance and BrokerLink), in addition to overseeing Personal Lines, Commercial Lines and Marketing functions.

From 2013 to 2017, Mr. Gagnon was President, Service & Distribution, where he oversaw the development and expansion of belairdirect, BrokerLink, international initiatives and ventures as well as Intact’s Claims operations. Prior to that, Mr. Gagnon served as President and Chief Operating Officer from to 2011 to 2013 and President of Intact Insurance from 2008 to 2011. He joined Intact Insurance as Senior Vice-President Quebec division in January 2007.Mr Gagnon started his career in the banking industry before becoming an insurance broker in 1992. Prior of joining Intact (ING), he headed a successful brokerage with offices in Quebec and Ontario and was active within the provincial and national brokers associations. Mr Gagnon is past President of the Regroupement des Cabinets de Courtage du Quebec (RCCAQ) and Director of the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC).

Mr Gagnon earned a BA in Economic Science from the Universite de Montreal and a MBA from the University of Ottawa.

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Louise Roy

Now an International Consultant and a Corporate Director, Louise Roy is Chair of the Board and Invited Fellow at CIRANO.

Louise Roy has held senior management positions in the fields of urban transportation, air transportation and the communications industry. She was CEO of the Société de transport de Montréal (1985-1992), Executive Vice-President for the Americas of Air France at its Paris headquarters (1994-1997), CEO of Telemedia Communications Inc. (1997-2000) and Executive Vice-President of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) (2000-2003).

Since September 2003, Ms. Roy has been a Visiting Fellow at CIRANO and, since 2012, she chairs the Board of Directors of this Centre for Applied Public Policy Research. She was Chancellor and Chair of the Board of the Université de Montréal from 2008 to 2018 and was appointed Chancellor Emeritus.

In the course of her career, she has also served as a director of Power Financial Corporation and Intact Financial Corporation, the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), Provigo Inc. the Laurentian Bank of Canada, Videotron Ltd. and Domtar Corporation. She has chaired the Board of the Conseil des arts de Montréal, a cultural funding agency. Ms. Roy is currently a director of Montréal International, the Opéra de Montréal, the Fondation du Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) and Aéroport de Montréal.

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Program

16:45 - 17:15
Welcome
17:15 - 18:00
Presentation
Louis Gagnon
18:00 - 18:30
Question Period
Louis Gagnon, Louise Roy
18:30 - 19:00
Cocktail

Location


1130 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, QC H3A 2M8, Canada