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Uncertain times highlight need for change at the CFO, finance levels: Deloitte

March 29, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

An increasingly uncertain business climate means finance departments have just four to five years to modernize if they are to meet the rising expectations of the organizations they serve, suggests a report issued Tuesday by Deloitte. Chief financial officers (CFOs)

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Location Intelligence and Insurance

November 9, 2015 Canadian Underwriter
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Happy insurance brokers to happy clients

November 6, 2015 Blues Incorporated.

Happy clients like to pay more. Find out how to get them smiling.

Karen Gavan, president and CEO of Waterloo, Ont.-based  Economical Insurance, announced several executive changes Oct. 23, including the replacement of the vice president for the Ontario region, Walter Leszkowicz.
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Economical Insurance’s Scott Campbell replaces Walter Leszkowicz as VP for Ontario

October 23, 2012 by Canadian Underwriter

Economical Insurance, which recently announced it is cutting 145 positions, said Oct. 23 that its vice president for the Ontario region, Walter Leszkowicz, has left to “pursue other endeavours” while several other executives are taking on additional responsibility. In a

Eric Gagne, Vice President, Industry Relations, Alpha Rho, Fanshawe College
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Homegrown Talent

August 1, 2012 Eric Gagne, Vice President, Industry Relations, Alpha Rho, Fanshawe College

The P&C insurance industry, which is expected to lose a number of people through retirement, can draw on an abundance of available talent in business insurance programs across the country.

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What’s New: In Brief (February 19, 2010)

February 19, 2010 by Canadian Underwriter

Disaster Kleenup Canada Ltd. has expanded its national network to include Restorex. The company will serve customers in the Melville, Yorkton and southeastern Saskatchewan area, as well as in the Regina, Moose Jaw, and south-central Saskatchewan area from their two

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What’s New: In Brief (October 16, 2009)

October 16, 2009 by Canadian Underwriter

Cunningham Lindsey has expanded its B.C. interior claims adjusting operations. Kelly Bregeda has been appointed district manager for B.C. interior, providing management support to branch operations in Cranbrook, Prince George and Kelowna.Cheryl Hanson, senior adjuster, and Simon Buckley, general adjuster,

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What’s New: In Brief (October 16, 2009)

October 16, 2009 by Canadian Underwriter

Cunningham Lindsey is the newest national sponsor at the platinum level of the Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade (WICC), representing a commitment of $45,000 over three years. The company says it has committed to continuing its support of the outstanding