2012 Canadian Insurance Top Broker Editorial Advisory Board
However, to stay on top of the latest industry trends, we rely on our industry friends and colleagues to keep us informed. We are therefore proud to introduce the 2012 Canadian Insurance Top Broker Editorial Advisory Board. Their mandate is to provide ongoing thought leadership on the insurance, broker and reinsurance markets for the Canadian Insurance Top Broker website, print publication, and conferences.
For this we send a very big THANK YOU to our Board members, listed in alphabetical order.
John focuses on business development and client advocacy servicing large multi-national corporations and industry trade organizations.
Val is also a director of Palm Captive Consultants, an independent company domiciled in Barbados.
Bob is responsible for the evolving Zurich broker relationship strategy, and building Zurich’s brand positioning in the Canadian market.
Over his 26-year career, Andrew has specialized in placing and serving complex commercial accounts in Canada and the US.
Jack is also national marketing manager for BFL and represents the Toronto Insurance Conference (TIC) as a director of the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC).
Jack has been in the insurance industry for over 28 years starting as an underwriter and working his way up to increasingly senior positions with leading brokerages.
Prior to taking this role in 2008, Deborah worked for Lloyd’s in London and for Canadian Airlines in Calgary in various roles including director, insurance.
Marc has worked in the insurance industry for 13 years, and prior to the acquisition of Steer, Marc was a partner at one of Canada’s largest privately owned brokerages.
John is also an advisory board member, licensing, compliance division, for the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) and serves on the advisory board of the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association (CIAA).
Canadian Insurance Top Broker would also like to send a sincere thank you to our exiting Board members:
Randy Carroll, CEO, Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario; George Cooke, president and CEO, The Dominion; Ramy Dasuki, commercial account executive, Western Financial Group; Barry Roland Downs, CEO and owner, Partners Indemnity Insurance Brokers; Lori Fernandes, manager, business development, Pearson Dunn Insurance Inc.; Brenda French, president, The French Group; Robert King, president, GNK Insurance Services; Dominique Labelle, vice president, corporate solutions, BFL CANADA; Nick Leadbetter, president, Halpenny Insurance Brokers Ltd.; Fred Plant, partner, Hope Plant Adjusters.
Copyright 2012 Rogers Publishing Ltd. This article first appeared in the March 2012 edition of Canadian Insurance Top Broker magazine.