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Insurers holding difficult conversations with carbon-producing clients as ESG awareness grows

January 27, 2022 by Alyssa DiSabatino

With environmental, social and governance (ESG) awareness on the rise, insurance companies are starting to hold difficult conversations with their long-standing carbon-producing partners, said three P&C insurance company executives during a Canadian Underwriter webinar on Jan. 25.  In compliance with the

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How the pandemic has affected industry recruitment and mentorship

January 25, 2022 by Alyssa DiSabatino

The war for talent has been an ongoing struggle for the P&C industry. Mix that with the influx of workers leaving their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the search for talent has become that much more difficult.   As a result, companies

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How insurers are approaching mandatory vaccinations

September 15, 2021 by Jason Contant

Two Canadian mutual insurers have announced they are implementing vaccination policies for their workforces. Gore Mutual Insurance Company and Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company made the announcements earlier this week. “After hearing from employees, and keeping the health and well-being at

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Hospitality cover? This is a job for the Business Insurance Action Team

March 15, 2021 by Greg Meckbach

Hospitality clients are starting to get coverage from multiple carriers on a subscription basis through the Business Insurance Action Team, says the CEO of one of the participating insurers. Cambridge, Ont.-based Gore Mutual is participating in the BIAT, launched in

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This mutual aspires to break into Top 10 by the 2030s

March 12, 2021 by Greg Meckbach

If multiple Juno-winner Tom Cochrane were to analyze your industry, he might say, “My Gore’s going to play in the big leagues.” Gore Mutual Insurance Company, based in Cambridge, Ont., has big ambitions. Although the mutual currently commands less than

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What Gore Mutual advises about winter tires

October 6, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Ontario auto clients should start thinking soon about their seasonal tire change, an executive with Gore Mutual suggests. “As we get further into fall and temperatures begin to drop below seven degrees Celsius, motorists should definitely begin thinking about changing

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Skills to promote change

August 9, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Andy Taylor, Gore Mutual Insurance Company’s newly-minted president and CEO, reveals the soft skills required for a successful business transformation — and how to find them. – As told to Greg Meckbach   To recruit talent capable of shepherding a

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Big Moves – Gore CEO Heidi Sevcik to retire

April 5, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Sevcik was vice president of claims at Gore Mutual  when she succeeded Kevin McNeil as CEO in 2014

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Gore Mutual shakes up executive team as part of new digital strategy

October 23, 2019 by Jason Contant

Gore Mutual is making a number of key changes to its executive team as part of a new strategy to grow into a digital-led national insurer, the carrier announced Wednesday. It intends to grow beyond its core markets of Ontario

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How to keep Amazon and Google from eating your lunch? Think retail….

October 3, 2019 by Adam Malik

Rather than worrying about the insurance product you’re trying to sell, think about how you’re servicing customers instead. Mukul Ahuja, a partner at Deloitte Canada, discussed a recent study from the business advisory firm about the need to think about

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What brokers can learn about customer service from an airline, a steakhouse and a boot shop

September 25, 2019 by Adam Malik

Eighty percent of CEOs believe they provide great customer service, according to a recent survey from IBM. However, only 8% of customers believed they receive such service. That disconnect could be killing your brokerage. “If you’re sitting here right now

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Where do the most innovative ideas come from? Not your CEO

August 29, 2019 by Adam Malik

The next time you’re brainstorming the next big idea, don’t extend a meeting invite to your executives. Instead, make sure as many of your frontline staff members as possible are there. The thing about great ideas, said Aly Dhalla, co-founder