December 28, 2014 5:32 PM ET

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Company Overview of The Great-West Life Assurance Company

Company Overview

The Great-West Life Assurance Company, together its subsidiaries, provides life insurance, health insurance, investments, retirement savings, and reinsurance solutions primarily in Canada and Europe. It offers financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, business owners, and organizations. The company’s products for individuals include life insurance, disability insurance, critical illness insurance, and health and dental insurance; and retirement and investment planning solutions comprising segregated fund policies, mutual funds, solutions banking, specialized investment solutions, registered education savings plans, registered retirement savings plans, registered retirem...

100 Osborne Street North

Winnipeg, MB R3C 3A5

Canada

Founded in 1891

Phone:

204-946-1190

Key Executives for The Great-West Life Assurance Company

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 50
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice-President
President of Europe and Chief Operating Officer of Europe
President of Canada and Chief Operating Officer of Canada
Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice-President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Great-West Life Assurance Company Key Developments

Great-West Life Assurance Unveils Federal Pooled Registered Pension Plans

The Great-West Life Assurance Company has announced the availability of federal pooled registered pension plans, or PRPPs, to help provide improved access to group retirement savings plans to employees of federally regulated employers. While the PRPP is available to federally regulated employers only, such as banking, extra-provincial transport and aircraft transport, it is intended to be a framework for provinces that must enact their own legislation in order to offer a PRPP. At the forefront is the Quebec government, whose voluntary retirement savings plan (VRSP) legislation took effect on July 1, 2014. Aarssen encourages all provinces to follow suit with "harmonized legislation that helps employers offer their employees universal access to retirement savings plans and lock in contributions to help preserve accumulated assets earmarked for retirement savings".

The Great-West Life Assurance Company, Annual General Meeting, May 08, 2014

The Great-West Life Assurance Company, Annual General Meeting, May 08, 2014., at 11:00 Central Daylight. Location: Head office of the company. Agenda: To receive financial statements for the year ended December 31, 213 and the reports of the auditor and the actuary thereon; to elect policyholders directors; to appoint the auditor; and to transact such other business as may be properly brought before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.

The Great-West Life Assurance Company, Annual General Meeting, May 02, 2013

The Great-West Life Assurance Company, Annual General Meeting, May 02, 2013., at 11:00 Central Daylight. Agenda: To consider the financial statements for the year ended December 2012 and the reports of the auditor and the actuary thereon; to consider the election of Directors; to consider appointment of auditor; and to consider transaction of such other business may be properly brought before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.

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