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André Vincent is President and CEO of Assumption Life, one of the largest mutual life insurance and financial services companies in Canada. He has over 30 years of experience in life insurance and financial services.

He has worked in various executive roles with important insurance companies such as Great-West Life, Desjardins Financial Security and Medavie Blue Cross. His responsibilities included sales management, marketing, customer services, underwriting, operations and strategic planning.

From 2000 to 2008, Mr. Vincent also worked as an executive search consultant. His customers represented a range of industries and were often Canadian or global leaders in their field.

Mr. Vincent studied administration and holds an MBA from Concordia University. He also received the title of chartered life underwriter (CLU) at the beginning of his career.

Mr. Vincent has a passion for the arts and music and studied music composition, harmony and saxophone at a private music school in Montreal.

He has also distinguished himself for his community involvement. Mr. Vincent sits on the board of directors of the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute. He is also Chairman of the Board of Louisbourg Investments. He currently chairs the capital campaign of Théâtre l’Escaouette and was cochairman of the fundraising campaign for Portage Atlantic. He also is a member of the Louisbourg Choir Board of Director.