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Josée Germain appointed to the Board of Directors of UV Insurance

Drummondville, March 20, 2023 – On the occasion of its Annual General Meeting held on March 15, 2023, the Board of Directors of UV Insurance is pleased to announce the appointment of Josée Germain as director. She succeeds Louise Turgeon, whose mandate is coming to term after more than six years of service.

“I am very pleased to join the UV Insurance Board of Directors and grateful to the mutualists for placing their trust in me,” says Ms. Germain. Her expertise is in addition to the eight other experienced directors in place. “I am confident that Ms. Germain’s long career and her knowledge of the financial industry will contribute positively to our oversight work in the context of our new 2023-2027 strategic plan. I am delighted to welcome her to the team,” said Alain Bédard, Chairman of the Board of Directors of UV Insurance.

A CPA by training and a certified corporate director (ASC), Josée Germain first worked as an external auditor in various business sectors. She went on to hold senior management positions in such prominent organizations as Université Laval, where she used her expertise for more than 20 years, 10 of which as Vice-Rector, Administration and Finance. In this capacity, Ms. Germain contributed to the sound governance, positioning and evolution of strategic projects, in addition to ensuring the rigorous management of an impressive budget and several hundred employees.

Very involved in her community, Ms. Germain has served on numerous committees and boards of directors throughout her career in an advisory role, in addition to sharing her extensive experience in finance and pension plan management.

The biography of all members of the UV Insurance Board of Directors is available at:  Board of Directors – UV Insurance.

About UV Insurance

Founded in 1889, UV Insurance is one of Canada’s oldest insurance companies. It has become well known for its financial stability and customer service to the local community. With its high-tech platforms, UV Insurance offers a range of individual and critical illness insurance, group insurance, and investment and retirement products. It has made its mark over the years by focusing on innovation, flexible products and a vast network of independent advisors. Headquartered in Drummondville, the company serves the Canadian market, particularly Quebec and Ontario.

UV Insurance is a trade name and trademark of The Union Life Mutual Assurance Company.

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Marilyn Baril
Director, Communications
UV Insurance