iA Financial Group announced on Sept. 10 the appointment of François Blais as President of iA Auto and Home Insurance and Prysm General Insurance.

He will be taking on this new responsibility in addition to his role as Chief Operating Officer of iA Auto and Home Insurance and Prysm General Insurance.

Blais first joined iA Auto and Home Insurance in 2004. He has held various positions in the Actuarial Department, including Vice-President. He was the company's appointed actuary from 2014 to 2016. In May 2017, he became iA Financial Group's Vice-President and Chief Data and Analytics Officer. He returned to iA Auto and Home Insurance in November 2018 as Chief Operating Officer.