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July 17, 2017 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

Alice Keung, senior vice president and chief transformation officer for Economical Insurance, says a key lesson learned from working in various sectors is the need to focus on the customer perspective. Keung held a number of senior roles, including with

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Russell Finley Joins EFI Global as Senior Professional Geoscientist and Hydrogeologist

July 17, 2017 by Cunningham Lindsey Canada Claims Services Ltd.

EFI Global is pleased to announce the appointment of Russell Finley as Senior Professional Geoscientist and Hydrogeologist. Russell is based in the Dartmouth, Nova Scotia office in Canada and will report to Kevin Burgher, Director of National Environmental Services. Russell

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Marsh & McLennan Companies appoints John Doyle CEO of Marsh

July 7, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Global professional services firm Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) has announced the appointment of John Doyle as chief executive officer of Marsh, effective immediately. Doyle will report to MMC president and CEO Dan Glaser and continue to serve on

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James Kent appointed to lead Willis Re as John Cavanagh announces retirement

July 7, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Willis Re, the reinsurance business of global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towers Watson (WTW), has announced that James Kent will succeed John Cavanagh as he steps down from his position as global CEO. Cavanagh will retire from WTW

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Taylor McGregor Joins EFI Global as Project Manager

July 6, 2017 by Cunningham Lindsey Canada Claims Services Ltd.

EFI Global has announced the appointed of Taylor McGregor B. Eng, EIT as Project Manager. Taylor is based in the Moncton, New Brunswick office in Canada and will report to Kevin Burgher, Director of National Environmental Services. Prior to joining

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IBC congratulates City of Toronto on the creation of a chief resilience officer position

July 5, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is congratulating the City of Toronto “for its ongoing commitment to emergency preparedness” with the recent establishment of a chief resilience officer for the city. Last month, Tory announced that the position will be

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François Dagneau appointed CEO of Canadian branch of Arch Reinsurance Company

June 16, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Arch Reinsurance Company announced on Friday that François Dagneau will be appointed to the position of chief executive officer of its Canadian branch this month. Dagneau will replace Patrick McGuiness, who is retiring from Arch, the company said in a

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XL Catlin opens political risk, credit and bond insurance practice in Canada

May 30, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

XL Catlin announced on Tuesday that it has opened its first political risk, credit and bond (PRCB) practice in Canada “to address continued demand” and appointed Marvin Azzopardi as senior underwriter. “We are very excited to open our first Canada-dedicated

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Saskatchewan government extends effective data for PST on insurance premiums

May 18, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Government of Saskatchewan announced on Wednesday that it has extended the effective date for the application of provincial sales tax to insurance premiums following discussions with insurance industry associations. The Ministry of Finance said in a press release that

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Former Marsh & McLennan CEO Duperreault replaces Hancock as CEO of AIG

May 15, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

American International Group Inc. has a new chief executive officer, Brian Duperreault, as of Sunday, the New York City-based insurer announced. Duperreault (pictured right), a former CEO of Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc., is now also president and director of

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Uber announces Toronto research hub for self-driving technology

May 8, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Uber has announced that Toronto will be the first international research hub of its Advanced Technologies Group. The technology company also welcomed Raquel Urtasun, an associate professor at the University of Toronto “and one of the world’s leading researchers in

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Former RSA Canada exec appointed CEO Canada, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

April 27, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Adrian Hall, former chief customer officer for RSA Insurance in Canada, takes the helm of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions in Canada May 1. He will be “responsible for managing the company’s strategy, development and performance,” Swiss Re Corporate Solutions said