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Fireman’s Fund partners with Allianz to expand global entertainment division into Canada

April 10, 2012   by Canadian Underwriter

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Fireman’s Fund has partnered with Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, an Allianz affiliate company in Canada, to expand its global entertainment division into Canada.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty will handle all aspects of Canadian entertainment business through appointed entertainment agents and brokers. As a member of the Allianz Group, Fireman’s Fund can offer high limits as a result of its financial strength and proven results, the company says in a press release.

Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company has announced the addition of an experienced underwriting team to further expand its entertainment division and capabilities in North America. Led by Lynne Pepper, an entertainment underwriter with more than 20 years of experience, the team will focus on expanding Fireman’s Fund entertainment business across a variety of key segments, including film, television, D.I.C.E., special events, music and contingency coverages.

The team will also include entertainment underwriting veteran Natalie Reynolds and customer service specialist Robyn McMahon. The team previously worked at Travelers Canada.