Chief Executive Officer
Charles Brindamour is Chief Executive Officer of Intact Financial Corporation. IFC is the largest provider of property and casualty insurance in Canada, a leading provider of global specialty insurance, and, with RSA, a leader in the UK and Ireland. He began his career with Intact in 1992 and has held progressively senior roles, in Canada and abroad, within Intact and its former affiliates, including Senior Vice President of Personal Lines and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Brindamour was appointed President and CEO in January 2008.
Under Mr. Brindamour’s leadership, the company became an independent and widely-held Canadian company in 2009 and two years later, acquired AXA Canada; at the time, the largest acquisition in the history of Canada’s property and casualty insurance (P&C) industry. In 2017, Mr. Brindamour grew the company’s presence further into the United States with the acquisition of OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. In 2021, Mr. Brindamour successfully completed the acquisition of RSA Insurance plc, Intact’s largest acquisition to date, growing premiums from $12 to $20 billion.
Mr. Brindamour is a graduate of Université Laval in Actuarial Science and an Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society. In May 2019, Mr. Brindamour received an honorary PhD from HEC Montréal. He is a board member of Intact Financial Corporation, the Geneva Association, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, and the Business Council of Canada.