Michael joined Desjardins Insurance in 1999 as a customer service representative when the company began to expand its footprint outside of the province of Quebec. Since then he has held a number of positions in many areas of the company. He also participated in the integration of companies that Desjardins acquired over the past few years.
His experience as a manager with Desjardins Insurance, combined with past work in the field as both sales manager and advisor, provides him with a unique perspective; it allows him to balance the needs and expectations of advisors and customers while developing a long-term growth plan for Desjardins Insurance.
In his current role, Michael oversees the transformation of Desjardins Insurance’s distribution strategy incorporating multiple sales channels across Canada. He is also responsible for the Desjardins Financial Security Investments mutual fund dealership with over $15 billion in assets under administration.
Fluent in both French and English, Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree from Laval University as well as an executive MBA from McGill University & HEC Montreal.