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Martin Fortier Appointed to Senior Vice President at Securian Canada

September 14, 2023 – TORONTO – Securian Canada, a leading insurance provider of innovative and life-ready insurance solutions in Canada, is delighted to announce the appointment of Martin Fortier to Senior Vice President, Actuarial, Risk & Product. In this new role, Fortier will lead a multi-disciplinary team balancing risk, product and oversight with the company’s growth strategy to advance Securian Canada’s foothold in the Canadian market.  

"We’re excited to have Martin join our team as a leader and steward of our collaborative, inclusive and innovative organizational culture. Martin and his team will play a pivotal role in bridging our strategic vision and ambitious product innovation roadmap with strong frameworks of corporate oversight," said Nigel Branker, Chief Executive Officer.

Fortier joined Securian Canada in August, bringing with him over 25 years of international experience, serving most recently as Treasurer and Head of Capital Planning at Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada. With a global outlook acquired through his industry experience across Canada, Malaysia and Hong Kong, Fortier brings a holistic perspective, extensive leadership experience and a passion for product innovation.

"I am delighted to join the exceptional and dynamic team here at Securian Canada, working across product, actuarial and risk management disciplines to support the organization's strategic objectives", said Martin Fortier, Senior Vice President. "Profitable growth can only be accomplished through sound financial discipline and an astute balance of risk and reward. I look forward to leveraging my global expertise in these areas and passion for innovation to maintain a strong market position and reinforce our growth strategy for years to come.

Fortier is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and a graduate of Bachelor of Science, Actuarial Science from Université Laval.

About Securian Canada

Securian Canada is here for all Canadians and their families – however they define family – because everything they do helps build secure tomorrows. Their practical, life-ready insurance and protection solutions are designed to help provide financial security, so that Canadians can spend more time making every moment count.

For over 65 years, they’ve been giving Canadians the confidence to face life’s uncertainties. Securian Canada brings together strong local roots and expertise, a North American footprint, and a global perspective – all while innovating at the speed the markets they serve expect.

Together with their U.S. parent company – Securian Financial – Securian Canada is a leading insurance provider in the Canadian Financial Institution and Association & Affinity markets. They offer insurance solutions built with genuine care – providing specialized experiences to those they serve. 

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