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Marsh moves Martin South to president, U.S. & Canada from CEO Asia-Pacific

July 22, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Marsh Inc. announced Thursday that effective Sept. 1, Martin South is appointed president of the United States and Canada division of the commercial insurance brokerage. South “will oversee Marsh’s US core brokerage, businesses in Canada, and portfolio of US businesses

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Toronto brokerage RRJ Insurance Group purchases Topping Insurance Brokers; office will remain in Peterborough

May 12, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Toronto-based RRJ Insurance Group Ltd. has announced the purchase of Peterborough, Ont.-based Topping Insurance Brokers Ltd. The RRJ Insurance Group said in a press release issued on Thursday that the purchase was effective May 2. The office is located at

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Expanding Credit?

April 1, 2016 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

The Ontario government has welcomed proposed changes it suggests will up the competitiveness of credit unions and caisses populaires in the province, while also helping to better serve individuals, communities and businesses. In recently accepting a report prepared by Laura

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Everest Re names Jonathan M. Zaffino as president of North America Insurance Division

March 30, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Everest Re Group, Ltd. announced on Wednesday that it has named Jonathan M. Zaffino as president of its North America Insurance Division, effective April 1. Zaffino joined Hamilton, Bermuda-based Everest Re in 2015 as president of Everest National / U.S.

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Archway Insurance grows New Brunswick footprint with purchase of Solutions Insurance Broker Inc.

March 26, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Amherst, N.S.-headquartered Archway Insurance, one of Atlantic Canada’s largest independently-owned insurance brokerages, announced on Thursday the purchase of Solutions Insurance Broker Inc. in Dieppe, N.B. Archway will increase its footprint in New Brunswick through this transaction, along with the ability