New Intact Financial Corporation Operating Committee Announced in Advance of Closing of RSA Transaction
News Release
May 21, 2021

TORONTO, May 20, 2021 /CNW/ - Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) today announced its new Operating Committee in anticipation of closing of the acquisition of RSA Insurance Group plc (the "Acquisition"). These appointments will be effective upon completion of the Acquisition, which is expected on June 1, 2021.

"I am pleased to share the names of the individuals appointed to IFC's Operating Committee to ensure we deliver on our 10-year strategic roadmap. This team is made up of key talent across Intact and RSA, setting us up for continued success as we focus on customers, employees and outperformance," said Charles Brindamour, Chief Executive Officer, Intact Financial Corporation. "We have a strong team with deep and wide-ranging experience. This updated structure recognizes increased levels of accountability across key business lines, regions and functions as Intact prepares to integrate and transition the RSA business and accelerate our strategy." 

The following individuals will form Intact Financial Corporation's Operating Committee:

  • Scott Egan, Chief Executive Officer, UK & International
  • Louis Gagnon, Chief Executive Officer, Canada
  • T. Michael Miller, Chief Executive Officer, Global Specialty Lines
  • Patrick Barbeau, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
  • Ken Anderson, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & Investor Relations
  • Frederic Cotnoir, Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer
  • Anne Fortin, Executive Vice President, Direct Distribution and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer (reports to Louis Gagnon)
  • Darren Godfrey, Executive Vice President, Global Specialty Lines (reports to T. Michael Miller)
  • Charlotte Jones, Chief Financial Officer, UK & International. Will also oversee Scandinavia and act as Co-Head of Integration (reports to Scott Egan)
  • Louis Marcotte, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
  • Benoit Morissette, Executive Vice President, Chief Risk & Actuarial Officer
  • Werner Muehlemann, Executive Vice President & Managing Director, Intact Investment Management Inc.
  • Carla Smith, Executive Vice President & Chief People, Strategy and Climate Officer. Will also act as Co-Head of Integration.

The above individuals, unless otherwise noted, report to Charles Brindamour.

Notes to editors:

  • On May 11, 2021, Intact reported that all financing is secured and all required regulatory and anti-trust approvals for the Acquisition of RSA Insurance Group plc have been received.
  • The High Court of Justice in England and Wales in London must now formally approve the transaction at a court hearing. This hearing is scheduled for May 25, 2021. Upon approval, the Acquisition is expected to close on June 1, 2021.
  • Intact previously announced that Scott Egan will remain as CEO of RSA UK & International following completion of the Acquisition and Patrick Barbeau will be appointed to Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer effective May 31, 2021.
  • Charlotte Jones and Carla Smith will act as co-Heads of Integration following closing.

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