UV Assurance

The Board of Directors of UL Mutual is currently composed of nine members. Check out their profile to find out more about their qualifications.

Mr.  Richard Fortier

Mr. Richard Fortier

An actuary by profession as well as a certified financial analyst, Mr. Fortier has extensive experience as an administrator, serving on numerous boards of directors and associations in insurance and finance. He has 38 years’ experience, including 20 as senior executive, notably at Royal Trust and Desjardins Financial Security, where he was senior vice president of numerous sectors, including actuarial and finance. He subsequently served as president and chief operating officer from 2006 to 2011. His experience in governance and his strong commitment to support the development and success of our mutual are undeniable.

Mr.  Marc Boisselle

Mr. Marc Boisselle

Mr. Boisselle has a degree in law with a specialization in business law. He also has extensive experience in residential and commercial real estate development. Currently vice president of legal affairs and business development for Les Placements L.P. Therrien Inc., he is also vice president of residential development at Le Boisé Laurentien Inc. and Le Vigneron Inc. Mr. Boisselle also serves on other boards of directors, such as Northex Inc. His skills and expertise are valuable assets for our organization.

Mrs Louise Turgeon

Mrs Louise Turgeon

A trained CPA and CA, Ms. Turgeon served as external auditor at an international accounting firm before joining a major Canadian financial group. She has held high-level management positions, notably in internal auditing, finance, customer service, and business development up to senior management of a strategic business unit and a group of corporate functions (IT, Human Resources, Corporate Affairs). She is also a certified corporate director. Her diverse experience, including in the field of corporate governance, has led her to sit on several boards of directors and committees.

Mrs. Brigitte Bourdages

Mrs. Brigitte Bourdages

Serving as the Executive Director of Cégep de Drummondville since 2011, Ms. Bourdages has been involved in the field of education for nearly 25 years, including 17 years in senior management positions. Her studies in education, administration as well as in organization management and development show her great versatility. From director to president, she does not go unnoticed in several committees and boards in the region as well as on the national and Canada-wide levels. In her leadership roles, she is actively involved in the development and growth of a number of innovative projects and programs. During her career, she has also collaborated with UNESCO on implementing study programs in China, Africa and Vietnam. Her active and continuous involvement in high-potential projects in Centre-du-Québec is definitely a valuable asset for the Board of UV Insurance.

Mr.  Jacques Bégin

Mr. Jacques Bégin

Mr. Bégin has a bachelor’s degree in engineering with a specialization in telecommunications. He served as general vice president of Cogeco Cable for 25 years. Actively involved in education, Mr. Bégin was functional manager at Université du Québec à Trois Rivières (UQTR) and director of Fondation de l’UQTR. He also served on the UQTR board of directors for six years, including three years as chair. His training in corporate governance and his board experience make him a valuable resource for guiding the growth of UV Insurance.

Mr.  Jean Vaillancourt

Mr. Jean Vaillancourt

Mr. Vaillancourt has a degree in actuarial science and is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS) and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA). He is also a certified corporate director (ASC). Throughout his career, Mr. Vaillancourt has held key positions in the insurance industry, notably as senior executive vice president and general manager of Quebec operations for Desjardins General Insurance and The Personal. In addition to his valuable input as a member of the UV Insurance board, he serves on the board of directors and Audit Committee of Fonds d’assurance responsabilité professionnelle de l’Ordre des pharmaciens du Québec and performs volunteer work in his community and for charities.

Mrs Paule-Anne Morin

Mrs Paule-Anne Morin

Mrs. Morin has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a specialization in information systems. She served as vice president of financial affairs and insurance at R3D Consulting Inc. for over 17 years. Alongside her management duties, Ms. Morin also works with clients. She is a strategic management advisor and has 35 years’ experience in IT management. She has developed diversified expertise in the management of major business transformation projects, in business process engineering, and in information systems integration. There is no doubt that her expertise and commitment are valuable assets for our company.

Mr.  Alain Bédard

Mr. Alain Bédard

An actuary by training, Mr. Bédard has more than 37 years of experience in the finance and insurance industry, with 27 years of that as a senior officer, at Desjardins Financial Security in particular. He also has extensive experience in governance and on boards of directors of major organizations, including Desjardins Living Benefits Inc., MGI Insurance Brokerage Inc., Desjardins Investments Inc. and Gestion SFL Inc.

Mr.  Gérard Guilbault

Mr. Gérard Guilbault

With a degree in administration and financial analysis, Mr. Guilbault has held positions as Vice-President and Senior Vice-President in the financial markets and investment industry. He has served as President and Chief Operating Officer for Desjardins Asset Management (DAM). In addition to sitting on the UV Insurance Board of Directors, he continues to serve on other boards of directors and retirement and investment committees.