V-NEO and Voonyx sign a 5-year agreement with SSQ Financial Group

Quebec City, QC (Dec. 17, 2015) – V-NEO and Voonyx are proud to announce a major agreement with SSQ Financial Group, a leading Canadian insurer. The agreement consists of accompanying SSQ throughout its Guidewire software initiatives for the next five years.

The agreement comes further to a call for tenders launched by SSQ last July to find a service provider able to maintain, upgrade and develop general insurance solutions using Guidewire software.

“The V-NEO and Voonyx alliance was able to demonstrate their remarkable expertise in the insurance field, which is what made us decide to select them as the best service provider,” said éric Savard, Vice-President, IT Business Development Solutions—Individual Products, with SSQ Financial Group.

“SSQ is the first client to put its trust in V-NEO when the company was first established and this agreement has very special meaning for us. It is essential that V-NEO provide a personalized service, to grow and develop the expertise here,” said Alain Lamothe, President of V-NEO. V-NEO is part of Guidewire’s PartnerConnect program, a program designed to identify the expertise to implement Guidewire solutions.

“For a few years now, Voonyx has developed a great deal of expertise not only in the field of insurance but also in the integration of software programs, particularly in Guidewire environments. We are extremely pleased to be sharing our expertise and having SSQ benefit from our efficiency on a number of large-scale projects,” said Philippe Larouche, President of Voonyx.

About V-NEO

Founded in 2010, V-NEO is a Consulting Firm that specializes in property, casualty and personal insurance. It provides consulting services in business and enterprise architecture, IT solutions and the coordination of major transformation projects throughout the solution implementation process, from the strategy, selection, and planning, to delivery and value creation within the organization. V-NEO has experienced tremendous growth and has more than 90 professionals in three offices (Quebec City, Toronto and Brussels). Furthermore, V-NEO is a Guidewire PartnerConnect affiliate since March 2014. For more information, please visit v-neo.com.

About Voonyx

Voonyx is an information technology consulting firm which propose a team of elite professionals and key players to its clients. While focusing on quality and excellence, the company offers software engineering, system integration and project management services. Its team of talented experts solve the most complex problems to help deliver large software development or package implementation projects within time and budget. For more information, please visit voonyx.ca.

About SSQ Financial Group

With a business volume approaching $3 billion and nearly $11 billion in assets under management, SSQ Financial Group is a prominent mutualist diversified financial institution in Canada. The Group serves over 1 million clients and employs 2,000 employees. SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc., the Group’s principal company, is recognized for its leadership in the group insurance industry and excellence and expertise in the investment and retirement sector. SSQ Financial Group has also made its mark through sustained growth in the home and auto insurance (SSQ General Insurance Company Inc.) and individual insurance (SSQ Insurance Company Inc.) markets. For more information, please visit ssq.ca.

Source: V-NEO