A special meeting was held in on Saturday 19 March to elect the next president of Desjardins Group, a Canadian member of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation. The 256 Desjardins officers from Quebec and Ontario that make up the organization's Electoral College elected Guy Cormier (pictured) as Desjardins Group's new Chair of the Board, President and CEO. Cormier, currently Senior Vice-President, Cooperative Network and Personal Services, takes over from Monique F.
Representatives from the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) and the European Commission today signed a framework partnership agreement for a global development programme to benefit and advance the cooperative sector worldwide. The signing of the agreement took place in Brussels (Belgium). The picture shows Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for International Cooperation & Development, with Charles Gould, Director-General of the Alliance today.
The International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) today announced new statistics confirming the increasingly positive socio-economic impact of the global mutual and cooperative insurance industry. The publication of the latest ICMIF Global Mutual Market Share report confirms another year of strong financial performance for the mutual and cooperative insurance sector.