Everest Insurance Company of Canada (EvCan) has appointed David A. Crozier to the position of chief executive officer, effective Jan. 21.
Crozier was most recently senior vice president of operations for Economical Mutual Insurance Company with responsibility for oversight of all field operations including claims, sales and distribution. He joined Economical in 2006 as vice president of commercial lines. Prior to joining Economical, Crozier held positions at Chubb Insurance Company of Canada, most recently serving as vice president for the Prairies.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Dave to the EvCan team. His deep experience and relationships stem from twenty years in the insurance industry, with postings across Canada and exposure to commercial lines, personal lines, and marketing," Daryl W. Bradley, chairman of the company, commented in a statement.
Mark Teitelbaum will continue as president of EvCan with primary responsibility for the Premiere Underwriting Services operation, which focuses on entertainment, sports and leisure insurance products. “Mark will continue to build on the success of Premiere,” Bradley noted, “while Dave focuses on growing EvCan’s specialty commercial business. We are pleased to have two well respected and seasoned industry executives driving the growth and expansion of EvCan.”
Crozier graduated with a B.A. (Honours) from the University of Guelph, and holds the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) and Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designations.