Maryann Besharat

Vice President, Human Resource, Ontario, Intact Insurance

Maryann Besharat is Vice President, Human Resources – West, Ontario, Atlantic Divisions at Intact Financial Corporation. Overseeing all aspects of human resources management to effectively support rapid business growth. She has extensive mergers and acquisitions integration experience. She also leads a team responsible for the delivery of best-in-class HR Consulting services, the implementation of HR initiatives and the execution of corporate HR cycle items.

Prior to her Human Resources role, Maryann served as Vice President, Legal Affairs & Compliance Services. She was responsible for providing legal services relating to a broad range of legal issues including insurance-regulatory, compliance, privacy, ombudsman, corporate litigation, internal investigations and employment matters.

Previous to her role at Intact, Maryann was in private practice at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.

Maryann obtained her B.A. from York University in 2001 and her LL. B from the University of Windsor in 2005. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2006.