Canadian Underwriter

Burns & Wilcox Canada Strengthens Professional Liability Offering with New Hire

December 18, 2013   by Burns & Wilcox Canada

Majorette Dagdag

Majorette Dagdag joins Professional and Management Liability Centre of Excellence as Junior Underwriter

Toronto, ON – Burns & Wilcox Canada today announced Majorette Dagdag has joined its Toronto office as a Junior Underwriter, supporting the growth and expansion of the company’s Professional and Management Liability Centre of Excellence.

“We are pleased to welcome Jet to the company to strengthen our thriving management and professional liability offering,” said Gary Hirst, National Director, Burns & Wilcox Canada. “Her experience in issuing policies and her ability to work in both official languages will be invaluable to Burns & Wilcox Canada as we continue to provide our clients with one of the most expansive product offerings in the industry.”

As Junior Underwriter, Ms. Dagdag will be responsible for evaluating, classifying and rating risks to determine coverage and pricing. She will also develop and execute marketing plans to drive new business and support Burns & Wilcox Canada’s aggressive growth plans.

Ms. Dagdag joins Burns & Wilcox Canada from Creechurch International Underwriters where she served for six years as a Bilingual Underwriting Assistant. In this role, she was responsible for issuing commercial policies in French and English, and managing policy renewals, endorsements and cancellations. She also provided brokers with quotes for Employment Practices Liability Insurance policies and handled mid-term, pro-rate and short-rate calculations on insurance policies.

About Burns & Wilcox Canada

Burns & Wilcox Canada is a leading wholesale broker and underwriting manager for the retail brokerage community. Burns & Wilcox Canada leverages both Canadian domestic insurers as well as international carriers, including Lloyd’s underwriters. With access to a broad range of specialty products including commercial lines, professional liability and personal insurance, the company offers unrivaled service and access to an international network, giving brokers a competitive edge for facilitating trans-border business for Canadian clients. With offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary and St. John’s, Burns & Wilcox Canada is part of the Kaufman Financial Group.

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About Burns & Wilcox and the Kaufman Financial Group

Burns & Wilcox is the industry’s largest privately-held wholesale broker and underwriting manager. Burns & Wilcox has more than 40 offices across the United States, Canada and London and employs more than 1,000 professionals. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Metro Detroit, Burns & Wilcox is internationally recognized for its insurance brokerage and underwriting expertise in commercial and professional liability, property, marine and personal insurance.

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