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John A. Adams

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John A. Adams, Chief Executive Officer of Primerica Canada

John Adams has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Primerica Life Canada since 2003. He previously served Primerica Life Canada as Chief Financial Officer and before that as Vice President of Finance. Before joining Primerica, Mr. Adams served as the Director of Finance of a major Canadian university and Treasurer of an insurance group of companies. He began his career in 1980 with KPMG LLP. He graduated from Trinity College at the University of Toronto in 1980 with a Bachelor of Commerce, is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Professional Accountant. Mr. Adams provided industry leadership as a board member of the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (the mutual fund industry association) since 2005 and recently served a two-year term as its Board Chairman. He is also a Board member of the Federation of Mutual Fund Dealers.