Mark Tullis to become ING Canada's Chief Financial Officer

Date September 29, 2005

ING Canada (TSX – IIC.LV) announced today the appointment of Mark Tullis as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Tullis will replace Mike Cunningham in March 2006, who will retire from ING after 15 years of service.

Mr. Tullis, who joined ING Americas in 1999, is currently the President, ING U.S. Institutional Businesses. He is also a member of ING Canada’s Board of Directors. Previously, he served ING Americas as Executive Vice President Strategic Marketing, Chief Financial Officer and Chief of Staff. He also played an active role in the significant M&A transactions that took place during his tenure both in the U.S.A and in Latin America.

Before joining ING, Mr. Tullis was Executive Vice President and Chief Actuary at Primerica, a subsidiary of CitiGroup. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries. He is also a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

About ING Canada
ING Canada is the largest provider of property and casualty insurance in the country, offering automobile, property and liability insurance to individuals and businesses through its insurance subsidiaries.

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