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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

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Big Moves – Leadership change at BMS vendor

March 5, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Pat Durepos is leaving Keal Technology, the broker management system vendor he sold to Vertafore

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Who is replacing Sevcik as CEO of Gore Mutual

March 2, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Andy Taylor is appointed CEO of Gore Mutual effective July 1, replacing Heidi Sevcik (pictured, above) who is retiring after a 26-year career with Cambridge, Ont.-based Gore. Taylor, who has worked for Gore Mutual for 15 years, has been chief

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This Top 5 reinsurer is replacing its CEO for Canada

February 21, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Joseph El-Sayegh has left his position as CEO of SCOR Canada to pursue other career opportunities, the Paris-based reinsurer announced Thursday. SCOR is proposing to replace El-Sayegh (pictured) with Paul Christoff, managing director and chief financial officer of the Americas

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Big Moves – MGA CEO joins Brown & Brown

February 6, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Mark Woodall, CEO of Special Risk Insurance Managers, joins the leadership team of Brown & Brown, a Florida-based brokerage

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FirstOnSite promotes Peter Keefe to Director of Operations, Atlantic Region

January 13, 2020 FirstOnSite Restoration

 MISSISAUGA, ON, January 14, 2020/InsPress/ – FirstOnSite Restoration, Canada’s leading independent disaster restoration services provider, has further strengthened its team with the promotion of Peter Keefe to Director of Operations, Atlantic Region. In his new position, Peter will continue to