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Chris Weston Appointed to Lead Broker Financial Solutions for Unica Insurance

October 11, 2018   by Unica Insurance

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MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 11, 2018/insPRESS/  – Unica Insurance (Unica) is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Weston, MBA, to lead Broker Financial Solutions, effective immediately.

Chris most recently held the position of AVP, Personal Insurance, and will now lead Unica’s new strategic partnerships, offering brokers advice and assistance in securing capital for various business opportunities, including mergers and acquisitions, succession planning, growth initiatives, and business modernization.

Commenting on the appointment, Dave Smiley, Chief Operating Officer for Unica Insurance stated, “There are very few people in our industry that have the passion that Chris has for building relationships with brokers. The connections he has made over the years and the focus he will bring to new relationships will ensure Unica and brokers will benefit greatly from this strategic investment in distribution. This appointment underscores Unica’s continuing commitment to our strategy, and maintains our momentum of further enhancing our niche Commercial and VIP brand in the marketplace.”

Chris is excited about his new role and looks forward to connecting with Broker owners to discuss the abundance of opportunities available to grow and safeguard the Broker distribution channel. Chris can be reached at 905.696.1387 or

About Unica

Founded in 1955 and 100% Dependably Canadian®, Unica Insurance Inc. (Unica) is a subsidiary of La Capitale General Insurance, a major Canadian property & casualty insurer. From its office in Mississauga, Ontario, Unica offers innovative niche Commercial and VIP Personal insurance solutions to protect consumers’ homes, vehicles and businesses. Unica strongly believes in the value the broker brings to the insurance transaction and so distributes its products exclusively through a network of professional insurance brokers throughout Ontario.


For more information, please contact:

Nancy Covel, B.A. (Hons), CIP, ABC
Assistant Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Unica Insurance Inc.
Phone: 905-696-1211


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