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CALU Welcomes Guy Legault as President

The Board of Directors of the Conference for Advanced Life Underwriting (CALU) is pleased to announce that Mr. Guy Legault, MBA, FCPA, FCGA, CAE, has joined the organization as its new President, effective May 31, 2017. He will be based in Ottawa. Guy will succeed Kevin Wark, LL.B, CLU, TEP, who has led CALU for the last five years. The Board expresses their sincere thanks to Kevin for his leadership and dedication. Going forward, Kevin will stay involved with CALU as a tax consultant.

Fully bilingual, Mr. Legault has had a distinguished career in leading and managing not-for-profit organizations, including provincial and national professional membership associations. Mr. Legault joins CALU from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce where he was the Chief Operating Officer. Over the years, Mr. Legault has worked in the financial sector, as President and CEO of the Canadian Payments Association for nine years and President and COO of the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada for eight years. His academic credentials include a B.Sc. in industrial relations from the Université de Montréal and an MBA from the Université de Sherbrooke. He holds a CPA, CGA accounting designation and the fellowship FCPA, FCGA, awarded to him for his contribution to the profession.

Mr. Legault is committed to his career as an association executive and to serving the community as a volunteer. He holds a Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the Canadian Society of Association Executives, where he currently serves as Past-Chair. He also sits on the Non-Mutual Policyholder Committee for the Economical Mutual Insurance Company demutualization process. He has also served over the years as a volunteer and director in a number of other organizations, including the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation and various working groups of the Task Force for the Payments System Review.