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1a Veronica Scotti, president and CEO, Swiss Re Canada
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Moves and Views

March 1, 2015 by Canadian Underwriter

1 Swiss Re Canada welcomed its new president and chief executive officer, Veronica Scotti [1a], effective April 1. Scotti most recently served as Swiss Re’s client executive, based in Armonk, New York, and will now work out of Toronto, the reinsurer

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Marketplace

March 1, 2015 by Canadian Underwriter

CANADIAN MARKET Intact acquires Canadian Direct Insurance for $197 million Intact Financial Corporation (IFC) is expanding its direct operations in Western Canada with the recently announced acquisition of Canadian Direct Insurance Inc. (CDI). IFC reports that it has entered into

Lynn Oldfield, president and chief executive officer, American International Group (AIG) Inc. Canada and recipient, CIP Society Established Leader Award (Photo: Patrick Thompson)
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Spice of Life

February 1, 2015 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

Lynn Oldfield, honoured with The CIP Society’s Established Leader Award, is well-aware of how important education and engagement are to playing in the constantly evolving p&c insurance space.

Feature Mergers and Aqcuisitions

Bringing Data Home

February 1, 2015 Craig Harris, Freelance Writer

Sometimes seen as the “poor cousin” to auto insurance in terms of resources and investment, personal property is now a hive of activity in data analytics. Internal and external information is being used to delve into more specific by-peril rating, loss cost development and operational efficiencies.

1 Bob Fitzgerald, chief executive officer, SCM Insurance Services
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Moves and Views

February 1, 2015 by Canadian Underwriter

1 Bob Fitzgerald [1] has been appointed chief executive officer of SCM Insurance Services, succeeding founder and chief executive officer Larry Shumka, who will become the firm’s first-ever executive chairman. Most recently president of SCM Insurance Services’ adjusting and claims

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Marketplace

February 1, 2015 by Canadian Underwriter

TECHNOLOGY  Potential economic benefit of driverless cars $65 billion annually Automated vehicles (AVs) – or self-driving cars – could be on Canadian roads between 2020 and 2025, with the economic benefits being more than $65 billion annually, reports the Conference

Peter Hohman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Insurance Institute of Canada
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Rebooting Education

January 1, 2015 Peter Hohman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Insurance Institute of Canada

Computer-based exams offer a level of flexibility that is not only welcomed in today’s learning environment, but perhaps even expected. Those in the insurance industry looking to advance their education and contribute to their companies are no different.