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Executive Outlook 2021: Stéphane Lespérance, Aon

December 21, 2020 by Adam Malik

Stéphane Lespérance, President, Commercial Risk and Health Solutions in Canada, Aon In 2019, and the early part of 2020, we talked about a market under correction with increased underwriting discipline by insurers. This year, we added to the mix a

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Executive Outlook 2021: Warren Griffiths, FCA Insurance Brokers

December 21, 2020 by Adam Malik

Warren Griffiths, President, FCA Insurance Brokers When FCA this year celebrated 100 years of operations, and the beginning of a new chapter for our business journey, we also prepared for market hardening. Like everyone else, we have been surprised by

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Executive Outlook 2021: Carol Jardine, Wawanesa

December 21, 2020 by David Gambrill

Carol Jardine, President, Canadian P&C Operations, Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company 2020 has ushered in a new reality. Everyone  has had to react quickly, creating new norms, and with technology now more integral to our work and personal interactions than ever before.

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Executive Outlook 2021: Louis Gagnon, Intact

December 21, 2020 by David Gambrill

Louis Gagnon, President, Intact (Canada) Intact was founded on our values, a clear purpose, and a belief that insurance is about people, not things. That purpose is to be here to help society prosper in good times and be resilient in

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Executive Outlook 2021: Shawn DeSantis, Navacord

December 18, 2020 by Adam Malik

Shawn DeSantis, President, CEO, Navacord Corp. The pandemic has reshaped our industry — and is still reshaping it — with rapid change and innovation. Going forward, brokers will need to adopt and adapt to these changes across our expertise, people,

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Executive Outlook 2021: Raymond Chun, TD Insurance

December 18, 2020 by David Gambrill

Raymond Chun, President, CEO, TD Insurance The world around us continues to change and we’re all feeling the ongoing impact of COVID-19. Throughout the pandemic, we have demonstrated that we can adapt quickly to execute with speed and deliver for our

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Executive Outlook 2021: Philomena Comerford, Baird MacGregor

December 18, 2020 by Adam Malik

Philomena Comerford, President, CEO, Baird MacGregor Insurance Brokers LP & Hargraft Schofield Deemed an essential service, most tech-savvy brokerages deftly pivoted to a remote workforce model when COVID shut down the economy in March. Necessity became the mother of invention.

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Executive Outlook 2021: Nick Creatura, CNA Canada

December 18, 2020 by David Gambrill

Nick Creatura, President, CEO, CNA Canada As we know, the future rarely unfolds as we expect. Uncertainty drives our value proposition. Insurance responds when the unexpected happens. In this period of uncommon uncertainty, it is incumbent upon all participants in

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Executive Outlook 2020 | Jason Storah, Aviva Canada

December 30, 2019 by David Gambrill

Jason Storah, President, CEO, Aviva Canada I find it quite interesting, intriguing and frustrating that auto insurance is so complex in this country. Why is an auto accident treated differently in Quebec, Ontario, B.C., or Alberta? It doesn’t make sense,

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Executive Outlook 2020 | Martin Thompson, RSA

December 27, 2019 by David Gambrill

Martin Thompson, President, CEO, RSA Canada Disciplined underwriting is the anchor that the P&C industry needs right now. The insurance industry is currently experiencing some pain. Investment returns have been following a general downtrend over the last two decades, from