October 11, 2018 by David Gambrill
Canadian Broker Network, Canada’s leading network of independent insurance brokers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Kemp, co-president of CapriCMW Insurance Services Ltd., as the next CBN chairman.
“We welcome Andrew Kemp as chairman whose industry experience and depth of knowledge of the marketplace will be of great value to CBN as we continue to grow and execute on our strategy,” says managing director Lorie Phair.
Kemp succeeds outgoing chairman Mike Robinson, president of PBL Insurance Limited. “On behalf of the CBN, I’d like to personally thank Mike for his unfailing commitment to CBN and our members,” Kemp says in a release. “Mike worked tirelessly advancing CBN’s strategic priorities including carrier relationships, technology and business development.”
The CBN is a consortium of independent insurance brokerages including Cal LeGrow Insurance Limited, CapriCMW Insurance Services Ltd., Lawrie Insurance Group Inc., McLean Hallmark Insurance Group Ltd., PBL Insurance Limited, Rogers Insurance Ltd., Smith, Petrie, Carr & Scott Insurance Brokers Limited, Sharp Insurance and Bullfrog Insurance, the industry’s first digital commercial broker.
Maturing out of a forum dating back to 2002, originally designed to exchange best practices, CBN today provides a unique alternative for members to grow and innovate their business. CBN’s guiding principles of innovation, collaboration, commitment to growth, and independence ensures that members can deliver the best possible value proposition to their clients, employees, and insurer partners.
Together, CBN members represent more than $1 billion in property casualty premiums as well as employee benefits and life and financial services, with over 50 offices across Canada and more than 1,500 employees.