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June 9 2020

Appointment Notice – Jean-François Chalifoux elected Chair of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association

Jean-François Chalifoux, Chief Executive Officer of SSQ Insurance has been elected Chair of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA).

Founded in 1944, SSQ Insurance is now one of the largest insurance companies in Canada, with $13 billion in assets under management.

Jean-François holds a bachelor's degree in actuarial sciences from Université Laval, is a Fellow of both the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society, and is a graduate of the Queen’s Executive Development Program. Prior to joining SSQ Insurance in 2015, he held several executive roles with major Canadian insurance companies.

The CLHIA is a voluntary association whose member companies account for 99 per cent of Canada's life and health insurance business. The industry provides a wide range of financial security products such as life insurance, annuities (including RRSPs, RRIFs and pensions) and supplementary health insurance to almost 29 million Canadians. It also holds over $850 billion in assets in Canada and employs more than 156,000 Canadians.

About SSQ Insurance

Founded in 1944, SSQ Insurance is a mutualist company that puts community at the heart of insurance. With $13 billion in assets under management, SSQ Insurance is one of the largest insurers in the Canadian industry. Working for a community of over three million customers, SSQ Insurance employs 2,000 people. Leader in group insurance, the company also sets itself apart through its expertise in individual life and health insurance, general insurance and the investment sector.