Lilia Sham, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Lilia Sham is Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, of Intact Financial Corporation. In this role, she is responsible for all the mergers and acquisitions activities of the company. She was the project leader for the company’s IPO in 2004 and managed the process for the secondary offering by ING Groep in early 2009. Previously, she was also responsible for Investor Relations and Strategic Planning.

Before joining Intact, Lilia was Vice President, Strategic Marketing for ING Americas. In that role, she was involved in numerous M&A transactions of ING in the US and Latin America.

Prior to joining ING, Lilia was an Actuarial Consultant at Towers Perrin and was known in the US life insurance industry for her expertise in variable and equity-indexed products. She also participated in many actuarial appraisals for international life insurance clients.

Lilia holds a Masters of Science degree from Rutgers University. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.