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Guy Carpenter names new head of Canadian operations

August 5, 2020 by David Gambrill

Peter Askew has been named president and CEO of the Canadian business of global reinsurance specialist Guy Carpenter & Company LLC, a business of Marsh & McLennan Companies. Effective immediately, Askew will be responsible for Guy Carpenter’s reinsurance broking activities

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Former LawPro CEO nominated to investment industry regulator board

June 25, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Malcolm Heins, a former CEO of Ontario’s professional liability insurer for lawyers, has been nominated to the board of directors of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, IIROC has announced. Heins (pictured below) joined Simcoe & Erie General Insurance

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MBC Group expands expert services and its leadership team in Western Canada

June 23, 2020 MBC Group

CALGARY AND EDMONTON, AB, JUNE 23, 2020/insPRESS/ – MBC Group continues to enhance its expert roster and has appointed three professionals to better service its growing list of clients. Koffi Deku, Director of Engineering for Western Canada; Nick Puddle, Senior

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Allstate adds Power to its Canadian lineup

June 8, 2020 by David Gambrill

Jennifer Power is the new vice president of Pembridge and Pafco, Allstate Insurance Company of Canada has announced. Power succeeds Bob Tisdale, who announced his retirement last year as president and chief operating officer of Pembridge and Pafco, and vice

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Guess who Desjardins appointed to lead national growth?

June 3, 2020 by David Gambrill

Desjardins has tapped Marilyn Horrick to be its senior vice president of the Ontario market, effective June 8, 2020. “Thrilled to be joining this world-class organization one week today,” Horrick posted on LinkedIn. “Moving into a role that keeps me

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New president for Lloyd’s Canada

June 1, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Marc Lipman, former chief operating officer of American International Group (AIG) Canada, is the new president of Lloyd’s Canada. Lipman (pictured, above) replaces Lisa Duval, who had served as Lloyd’s Canada’s attorney in fact and chief agent, on an interim

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Aon names new president of Reinsurance Solutions in Canada

May 8, 2020 by David Gambrill

Matt Wolfe has been appointed the new president of Reinsurance Solutions in Canada, Aon plc announced Friday. “In his new role, Matt will lead the Canadian Reinsurance solutions team and bring unmatched analytics and insights to clients across the country,”

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Big Moves: Can-Sure founder resurfaces in B.C.’s MGA market

May 4, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

P&C veteran Jeff Hart heads up Vailo Insurance Services Ltd., a recently-launched managing general agency

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TransRe completes planned Toronto leadership change

April 22, 2020 Transatlantic Reinsurance Company (TransRe)

TORONTO, ON, APRIL 22, 2020 /insPRESS/Transatlantic Reinsurance Company (TransRe) is pleased to announce that Stephanie Russell is the new Chief Agent for the Canadian Branch, effective April 13, 2020. Stephanie has over 15 years of experience in the reinsurance and

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Who PACICC has added to its board of directors

April 15, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

David MacNaughton (pictured), president of Palantir Canada and former ambassador to the United States, is now a board member of Property and Casualty Insurance Compensation Corporation (PACICC). Also joining the PACICC board are Christian Fournier, president and chief operating officer

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MGB Claims Consultants Inc. Welcomes Lisa Balcaen to the British Columbia Office

April 14, 2020 MGB Claims Consultants Inc.

Vancouver, B.C., April 14, 2020/InsPress/ – It is with great pleasure that MGB Claims Consultants Inc. announce Lisa Balcaen joined the firm effective March 23, 2020 in the role of General Adjuster.  Lisa is an experienced casualty adjuster with over

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Big Moves – Gore CEO Heidi Sevcik to retire

April 5, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Sevcik was vice president of claims at Gore Mutual  when she succeeded Kevin McNeil as CEO in 2014