Senior Vice-President and General Manager, Property and Casualty Insurance, Desjardins Group
Sylvie Paquette is Senior Vice-President and General Manager of the Property and Casualty Insurance of Desjardins Group.
She is responsible for the development of property and casualty insurance products, product distribution and customer service. In addition, she is responsible for optimizing the product offer for Desjardins Group members and ensuring the Canada-wide growth of this business sector. Ms. Paquette also acts as President and Chief Operating Officer of Desjardins General Insurance Group.
Ms. Paquette has been with Desjardins since 1984 and has held various positions at Desjardins General Insurance Group, including Head of Integration during the acquisition of the property and casualty insurance subsidiaries of a large Canadian bank, Senior Executive Vice-President of Corporate Development and President and Chief Operating Officer.
Ms. Paquette has a degree in Actuarial Science from Université Laval and is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society. She is on the Board of Directors of several organizations in the property and casualty insurance industry and is recognized for her community involvement.