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François Joly

Corporate Director

A chartered accountant by training, François Joly has extensive experience as a corporate officer and director, notably in the financial services and life insurance sectors. He was Executive Vice-President and Managing Director of Sécur (1990-1991) and Network Vice-President of the Confédération des caisses populaires Desjardins (1991-1995). He was also Executive Vice-President, Finance and Administration of Desjardins-Laurentian Life Group (1995-1996) before being appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Desjardins-Laurentian Life Group (which became Desjardins Financial Security in 2001), a position he held until 2006.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Joly has served on the boards of several companies and organizations. He was also honorary chair of several benefit events for non-profit foundations and organizations. He is a Board member of Assuris, and he was the first Chair of the Board of the Commission administrative des Régimes de retraite et d’assurance (CARRA), a position he held until March 2013.

Appointment date

  • March 27, 2013


  • Audit (Chair)
  • Investment and Risk Management