WATERLOO, ON, October 30, 2017 — Rowan Saunders, President and Chief Executive Officer of Economical Insurance, is proud to announce that Alice Keung, the company’s Senior Vice-President and Chief Transformation Officer, has been appointed a member of the Insurance-Canada.ca Advisory Board This is an external link.
The Advisory Board, inaugurated in 2015, provides Insurance-Canada with advice and counsel on programs and services to best serve the Canadian insurance community.
Alice is the driving force behind implementing leading-edge technologies at Economical. Having delivered a best-in-class digital experience for Canadians through Sonnet, Alice and her team are driving innovation in the company’s business model, transforming the way Economical works and supporting long-term growth opportunities for the company’s broker partners. A seasoned IT executive with extensive public and private sector experience, Alice was named to the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada in 2004 and 2007.
“We are delighted to welcome Alice to our Advisory Board,’ said Patrick Vice, Partner, Insurance-Canada. “Alice will bring strong executive IT and transformation skills that will complement her colleagues on ICAB.”
“I am honoured to join such an august group of Canadian insurance professionals on the Insurance-Canada.ca Advisory Board,” she said. “This organization does very interesting work in areas where insurance and technology meet. The insights and networking opportunities their forums provide are highly valued by everyone in the P&C insurance industry.”
Alice will join a board with a wide range of skills. Her colleagues are Debra Ambrose, SVP Marketing, Aviva Canada; Andy Bates, SVP Market Relations, JLT; Dario Battista, President & CEO, Isure; David Crozier, President & CEO, Everest Insurance Company of Canada; David Gallagher, SVP Marketing, Hubio; Christine Haeberlin, Client Executive, IBM Canada; Paul MacDonald, SVP & Chief Claims Officer, RSA; Jamie McDougall, VP Analytics, Gore Mutual; Lorie Phair, Managing Director, Canadian Broker Network; Matt Turack, President, Insurance, CAA/SCO; and Jeff Walker, Vice-President Sales & Business Development, Intact.
About the Insurance-Canada.ca Advisory Board
The Insurance-Canada.ca Advisory Board consists of senior member of the Canadian insurance industry, representing our three major constituencies: Insurers, Distributors, and Suppliers. The board members provide knowledge and advice to increase the value of Insurance-Canada.ca products and services for the communities we serve.
Since 1995, Insurance-Canada.ca Inc. has provided both consumers and insurance professionals with independent and impartial information about technology and the business of insurance in Canada through thought leading events, a deep website, and consulting services.
About Economical Insurance
Founded in 1871, Economical is one of Canada’s leading property and casualty insurers, with more than $2.2 billion in annualized premium volume and more than $5.5 billion in assets as at June 30, 2017. Based in Waterloo, this Canadian-owned and operated company services the insurance needs of more than one million customers across the country. Economical conducts business under the following brands: Economical Insurance, Economical, Western General, Economical Select, Perth Insurance, Sonnet, Petsecure, Economical Financial, and Family Insurance Solutions.