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Linda Dolan | Insurance Brokers Association of Canada

March 14, 2023 by Alyssa DiSabatino

Linda Dolan, President, Insurance Brokers Association of Canada After being offered a part-time job at the Port Alberni Shipping Company Ltd. by one of the owners, Linda Dolan was later charged with running the company’s insurance department. She started taking

Lorie Phair, CBN president
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Lorie Phair | Canadian Broker Network

March 14, 2023 by Jason Contant

Lorie Phair, President, Canadian Broker Network Formalizing and institutionalizing mentorship, which includes training mentors within an organization, is key to supporting women and diversity in the Canadian P&C industry, said Canadian Broker Network President Lorie Phair. “I think everyone is

Anna McCrindell, Wawanesa Mutual Insurance
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Anna McCrindell | Wawanesa Mutual Insurance

March 14, 2023 Philip Porado

Anna McCrindell, Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (East), Wawanesa Mutual Insurance A campus recruiter was the P&C industry entry point for Anna McCrindell, senior vice president and chief operating officer (East) at Wawanesa Mutual Insurance. “A recession was starting,

Alexandra (Lexie) Kindbom
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Alexandra (Lexie) Kindbom | Marsh Canada

March 14, 2023 by David Gambrill

Alexandra Kindbom, Managing Director, Chief Client Officer, Risk Management and Corporate Segments, Marsh Canada Alexandra (Lexie) Kindbom, managing director and chief client officer for the risk management and corporate segments at Marsh Canada, came to insurance by way of commercial litigation. “I’m a lawyer

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Jennette Lee Wah | Jones DesLauriers Insurance Management

March 13, 2023 by David Gambrill

Jennette Lee Wah, Vice President, Commercial Insurance, Jones DesLauriers Insurance Management You don’t have to meet Jennette Lee Wah, vice president of commercial insurance at Jones DesLauriers Insurance Management, very long to know why she has ascended to a leadership

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Monica Ningen | Swiss Re Canada

March 13, 2023 by Alyssa DiSabatino

Monica Ningen, President, CEO, Swiss Re Canada and the English Caribbean Mentorship and sponsorship are key ways to bring women and diversity into the P&C insurance industry’s leadership positions, says Monica Ningen, president and CEO of Swiss Re’s Canada operations. 

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Colette Taylor | Sovereign Insurance

March 13, 2023 Philip Porado

Colette Taylor, Chief Operating Officer, Sovereign Insurance Although she’s been in commercial insurance for all 28 years of her career, Colette Taylor, chief operating officer at Sovereign Insurance, has done many different things within that time frame. “I’ve made a

Kim Edmondson, Desjardins
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Kim Edmondson | Desjardins

March 13, 2023 by Jason Contant

Kim Edmondson, Desjardins insurance agent Companies in the Canadian P&C insurance space can provide avenues for support groups to help women overcome any barriers they face, said Desjardins insurance agent Kim Edmondson. “I think if some organizations provide avenues for

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Imen Zitouni | Intact Insurance

March 10, 2023 by David Gambrill

Imen Zitouni, Senior Vice President, Intact Lab, Chief Digital Officer, Intact Financial Corporation Intact’s chief digital officer first came into Canada’s property and casualty industry as a digital expert, not an insurance professional. Her oblique entry into the industry started

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Natasha Mascarenhas | Aviva Canada  

March 10, 2023 by Alyssa DiSabatino

Natasha Mascarenhas, VP Talent and Learning, Aviva Canada Although she had a background working in financial services, Natasha Mascarenhas didn’t set out to work in the insurance industry. Rather, insurance picked her, she reflected. After being approached by someone about

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Erin Magilton | WTW

March 10, 2023 Philip Porado

Erin Magilton, Canadian Leader, Corporate Risk & Broking, WTW Asked how she became an executive, Erin Magilton, WTW’s Canadian leader of corporate risk and broking, said the most succinct answer is that she really wanted it. “I was ridiculously fortunate

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Katherine Dawal | NFP Canada

March 10, 2023 by Jason Contant

Katherine Dawal, Senior Vice President, Risk Management, NFP Canada Women in the Canadian P&C insurance industry who want a ‘traditional’ family and work life may find that prospect nearly impossible, said Katherine Dawal, senior vice president of risk management with