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RCCAQ appoints Louise Mathieu to board of directors

January 26, 2018   by Jason Contant

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Quebec broker association Regroupement des cabinets de courtage d’assurance du Quebec (RCCAQ) has appointed Louise Mathieu, vice president at brokerage Lussier Dale Parizeau, to its board of directors.

Mathieu is returning after having been a board member for several years, including as chair in 2009-10.

“Drawing on her extensive experience, Ms. Mathieu is sure to make a significant contribution to the RCCAQ,” association chairman and board member Christopher Johnson said in a press release. “We are very happy to have her back!”

Other board members include Mario D’Avirro, Sylvain Turgeon, Michel Auger, Guy Parent, Patrick Bouchard, Maryse Rivard, Kathleen-Ann Rake, Patrice Pouliot and Mathieu Brunet.


AssessMed announces Alberta promotion

AssessMed, an independent medical evaluation (IME) service provider with offices across Canada, has announced the promotion of Lisa Ulrich from senior business relations advisor to her new role as director of Alberta business.

Ulrich has spent many years within the IME business in Alberta. “Her evolving and diverse group of skill sets has made her an invaluable member” of the company, AssessMed said in a press release on Jan. 19.


Former Lockton executive to oversee P&C broker relationships at AIG

A former Lockton Companies official, Timothy DeSett, will soon oversee North American property and casualty broker relationships for American International Group Inc. (AIG).

DeSett will join New York City-based AIG as head of field operations, North America General Insurance, in February. He will lead the development and implementation of key strategic and operational plans for products, segments and geographical markets in North America, AIG said in a press release.

His appointment came one day after AIG announced it plans to re-enter the Lloyd’s market and to delve into reinsurance and crop insurance.

DeSett was previously executive vice president of risk practices at Lockton Companies, a commercial brokerage he joined in 2002. Before that, he was a vice president at Chicago-based commercial insurer CNA Insurance.