Marie-France Amyot

Vice-President, Group and Business Insurance


Marie-France holds a law degree from Université Laval and was admitted to the Barreau du Québec in 1992. She began her career in private practice where she counseled and represented various property and casualty insurers and professional liability funds in court.

In 2004, she made the leap into the insurance industry and started working as a claims manager at a competing insurer before joining Desjardins in 2010.

Over the following years, Marie-France held a number of roles in P&C insurance at Desjardins. She's played a leadership role in the major transformations in the sector including the launch of the member/client experience program in 2012, the integration of State Farm's Canadian operations in 2015, the rollout of the business rule and process simplification initiative in 2016 and the creation of Desjardins Identity Protection in 2019.

In 2017, Marie-France took the reins at the Commercial Lines Division (DGIG) to implement the first part of the NeXT core business system and deploy the accelerated growth plan to better support Desjardins Business members.

In spring 2022, Marie-France took on a new challenge as Vice-President, Group and Business Insurance at the Wealth Management and Life and Health Insurance (WMLHI) Executive Division.

She's known for her hands-on leadership style as well as her ability to build strong teams in periods of major change.