Commitees

The boards of directors of SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc. and SSQ Insurance Company Inc. each have 5 permanent committees:

  • Strategic Orientation Committee
  • Governance, Human Resources and Ethics Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Investment Committee
  • Risk Management Committee

For the purposes of transparency and efficient sharing of information, each Committee reports to its board of directors on its work.

Another committee, the Mutualism Promotion Committee, has a mission to promote the Company's mutualist values.

Strategic Orientation Committee

The mandate of the Strategic Orientation Committee is to ensure that company operations are inline with policies, programs and budgets defined by the board of directors and to examine and recommend strategic orientations and business management practices.

Chairman

René Hamel

Chairman of the Boards
SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc.
Quebec City

Directors

Normand Brouillet

Retiree
Confédération des syndicats nationaux (CSN)
Longueuil

 

Jean-François Chalifoux

Chief Executive Officer
SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc.
Quebec City

Gaétan Morin

President and Chief Executive Officer
Fonds de solidarité FTQ
Terrebonne

Michel Nadeau

Executive Director
Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations
Longueuil

Sylvain Paré

Executive Vice-President, Finance
Fonds de solidarité FTQ
Laval

Émile Vallée

Retiree
Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec (FTQ)
Gatineau

Governance, Human Resources and Ethics Committee

The mission of the Governance, Human Resources and Ethics Committee is to study, plan and supervise the company’s strategy with respect to human resources and remuneration. The committee is also responsible for reviewing the governance program each year for relevance, and efficiency and for monitoring all ethical issues concerning or affecting the company.

Chairman

René Hamel

Chairman of the Boards
SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc.
Quebec City

Directors

Normand Brouillet

Retiree
Confédération des syndicats nationaux (CSN)
Longueuil

 

Gaétan Morin

President and Chief Executive Officer
Fonds de solidarité FTQ
Terrebonne

Michel Nadeau

Executive Director
Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations
Longueuil

Émile Vallée

Retiree
Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec (FTQ)
Gatineau

Audit Committee

The mandate of the Audit Committee is to review the financial information and support the board of directors in its responsibilities regarding financial management monitoring.

Chairman

Sylvain Picard

General Manager
Native Benefits Plan
Wendake

Directors

Claude Choquette

President
HDG Inc.
Quebec City

 

Jude Martineau

Corporate Director
Quebec City

Sylvain Paré

Executive Vice-President, Finance
Fonds de solidarité FTQ
Laval

Risk Management Committee

The mandate of the risk management committee is to supervise the internal control and risk management mechanisms, internal risk assessment and solvency processes, reinsurance risk management and compliance management.

Chairman

Jude Martineau

Corporate Director
Quebec City

Directors

Marthe Lacroix

Corporate Director
Quebec City

 

Sylvain Paré

Executive Vice-President, Finance
Fonds de solidarité FTQ
Laval

Sylvain Picard

General Manager
Native Benefits Plan
Wendake

Bernard Piché

Corporate Director
Montreal

Investment Committee

The Investment Committee oversees the company’s general funds and ensures they are administered in compliance with the investment policy adopted by the board of directors.

Chairman

Bernard Piché

Corporate Director
Montreal

Directors

Marthe Lacroix

Corporate Director
Quebec City

 

Élyse Léger

Private Portfolio Manager
Fiera Capital
Montreal

Michel Nadeau

Executive Director
Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations
Longueuil

Mutualism Promotion Committee

Composed of directors of SSQ, Mutual Management Corporation and employees, the Mutualism Promotion Committee (MPC) is in charge of upholding and fostering the spirit of mutualism among the members and employees.

The MPC is also mandated to raise the interest and encourage the participation of members and employees in supporting and developing mutualism.

Chairman

René Hamel

Chairman of the Boards
SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc.
Quebec City

Directors

Annick Drolet

Product Manager
SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc.
Quebec City

 

Diane Gaulin

Vice-President – Sales – Group Insurance – Public Sector
SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc.
Quebec City

Eddy Jomphe

Retiree
Canadian Union of Public Employees – FTQ
Lévis

Denyse Paradis

Retiree
Fédération de la santé et des services sociaux (FSSS) - CSN
Terrebonne

Jean Perron

Corporate Director
Quebec City

Marc Trépanier

National Vice-President – Distribution – Group Products
SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc.
Quebec City