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SSRU Underwriting Appointment

February 11, 2021   by Stewart Specialty Risk Underwriting Ltd.

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TORONTO, ON, FEB. 11, 2021/insPRESS/ – SSRU is pleased to announce the appointment of Shauna Congram as Assistant Vice President in SSRU’s Casualty division. In her role, Shauna will be responsible for the maintenance and growth of the overall Casualty book.

Shauna has over 20 years of experience as a General Casualty and Environmental Underwriter and has worked in both the MGA and Primary company spaces. Prior to joining SSRU, Shauna worked for Markel Canada, Ace/Chubb and Elliott Special Risk.

Shauna holds a CIP designation from the Insurance Institute of Canada, and an Honours B.A. degree from the University of Toronto.

Commenting on this appointment, SSRU’s President and CEO Stephen Stewart stated: “With her depth and breadth of experience, the appointment of Shauna Congram adds welcome bench strength to our Casualty offering and positions SSRU to continue building a high-quality book of business, while offering superior service to our broker partners.”

Shauna Congram commented: “I am excited to join the highly respected Casualty team at SSRU. I look forward to continuing to provide meaningful capacity, maintaining and growing SSRU’s strong portfolio of business, and providing superior service to SSRU’s broker partners.”


Contact info:

Phone:          (416) 597-5740, ext. 210


Further Information – About SSRU

 SSRU is a Specialty Insurance MGA based in Toronto, Canada.

 Founded in 2016 by its CEO Stephen Stewart, SSRU provides Specialty insurance products to a wide array of clients in the Construction, Manufacturing, Natural Resources, Public Entity and Transportation sectors. 

SSRU’s CEO, Stephen Stewart, has over 25 years’ experience in the insurance industry. Prior to establishing SSRU, Stephen held senior management roles at Ironshore and Lombard in Canada. At Ironshore he established the Canadian branch operation and was pivotal in developing and executing the strategy for launching the Canadian Specialty Property and Casualty division.

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