30th Quebec public service awards for excellence : Celebrating the distinguished career of Jean St-Gelais

From left to right: Lucie Robitaille, Chairman of the Board, IAPQ, François Turenne, President of the Jury for the special tribute award, himself a recipient of this award in 2012, and Board Director of La Capitale, Hélène David, Quebec MInister of Culture and Communications, Jean St-Gelais, 2015 special tribute award recipient and Board Director of La Capitale, and René Rouleau, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of La Capitale.

Quebec City, January 21, 2016 – At the Quebec public service awards for excellence ceremony, the 2015 special tribute award was presented to Jean St-Gelais, a director at La Capitale Insurance and Financial Group. This award recognizes the quality of Jean's management and the impact he has had on the Quebec public service throughout his career.

In addition to his remarkable career path with the Quebec public service and the extensive responsibilities he has successfully carried out, Jean is recognized by his peers for his leadership in managing sensitive and complex matters.

René Rouleau, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of La Capitale, was delighted to present this award for excellence to Jean this past November. La Capitale has been an Institut d’administration publique de Québec (IAPQ) partner for the past several years.

> Click here to view the video tribute to Jean St-Gelais and the tributes for all the other award winners
 

New – Prix Relève d’excellence
Marie-Pierre Raymond, of Quebec City, was the very first recipient of this award, which recognizes young business graduates' dynamic approach and outstanding contributions to the growth and development of their organization. This year's award was included among those presented at the awards ceremony.

2015 marked both the 30th year of the Quebec public service awards for excellence and the launch of the anniversary celebrations recognizing La Capitale's 75 years of service to Quebec public administration and public service employees.

About La Capitale
La Capitale Insurance and Financial Group, created in 1940, has a strong presence across Quebec and throughout Canada. With over 2,560 employees and guided by the values of mutualism on which it was founded, La Capitale works with clients to build, protect and value what they feel counts for their financial security. It offers insurance products and financial services to the general public as well as to Quebec public service employees. La Capitale holds a coveted spot among leading insurers in Canada. Given the key social and economic role La Capitale plays, it is proud to contribute to the progress and well-being of the whole community through the La Capitale Financial Group Foundation.

For more information about the awards for excellence and the IAPQ

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30th Quebec public service awards for excellence : Celebrating the distinguished career of Jean St-Gelais