iA Financial Group announced on July 19 the appointment of Alain Bergeron to the position of Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer (CIO), effective Sept. 3.

In this position, Bergeron succeeds Michel Tremblay who retired at the end of May. As CIO, Bergeron also becomes a member of the company's Planning Committee, chaired by Denis Ricard, the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer.  Prior to this appointment, Bergeron was senior vice-president at Mackenzie Investments.

He is a graduate of HEC Montreal with a Master of Sciences (M.Sc.) in financial engineering.  He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Market Technician (CMT).