Travel Underwriters, one of Canada’s top travel insurance providers, celebrates 50 years in business today. Patrick Robinson, President & CEO, attributes the company’s success to its strategic partnerships and a belief that the experience those partners and travellers have, is what defines its success.
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General Motors on Tuesday doubled to 1.6 million the number of small cars it is recalling to fix faulty ignition switches linked to multiple fatal crashes.
The largest provider of property and casualty insurance in Canada announced on Friday that that it had signed a definitive share purchase agreement to acquire Newfoundland and Labrador-based Metro General Insurance Corporation Limited – the terms o which were not disclosed.
AXA has completed the acquisition of 50% of Tian Ping
Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC), the largest U.S. home lender, agreed to sell more than 40 percent of its insurance brokerage locations to focus bricks-and-mortar operations on higher-growth regions and bigger clients.
In a news release, the provincial automobile insurance corporation did not offer any reason for the sudden departure, but sources have told CBC News that Taylor stepped down for personal reasons.
Economical Insurance is pleased to announce the appointment of Max Weis as vice-president, corporate development effective January 21, 2014. Mr. Weis will report directly to Phil Mather, Economical’s chief financial officer.
The Credit Union Insurance Services Association (CUISA), located in Vancouver B.C., invites applications for the position of Executive Director to guide the future development of the trade association for British Columbia credit union insurance subsidiaries.
Karen Gavan, president and chief executive officer of Economical Insurance, is pleased to announce the appointment of Toomas (Tom) Reikman as senior vice-president and chief operating officer (COO) effective January 20, 2014. As COO, Mr. Reikman will report directly to the president and CEO.
See holiday hours posted and from all of us at ILScorp have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, everyone!
The year in Business: 2013 The business pages weren’t monopolized by corruption and tragedy in 2013, but a lot of the other news wasn’t especially cheery (regardless of what those annoying — and apparently interminable — Economic Action Plan ads suggest).
Our initial focus will be the public and private sector insurance carriers, auto-dealership groups and independent mobile retail stores throughout Canada. The agreement provides Protext Mobility the ability to leverage the experience and expertise of the insurance broker channel across Canada in partnership with traditional auto-insurers.”
According to data compiled by SNL, GEICO logged $4.89 billion in direct premiums written during the third quarter of 2013, while Allstate recorded $4.65 billion in premiums.
Beale has 30 years of insurance and reinsurance experience and held the top job at Canopius Group since January 2012.
After providing door-to-door mail delivery to Canadians for more than 140 years, Canada Post announced today that it will be phasing out their home mail delivery. PS/ Postage is going up (85 cents each if you buy a pack – a dollar if you buy a single) & THOUSANDS of jobs will be eliminated.
Effective immediately, Economical Insurance®, Economical Select®, Western General® and Perth Insurance® are accepting electronic signatures on new business applications for personal and commercial insurance policies.
Aon acknowledged for leadership in innovation and client service
A panel of experienced judges at World Finance subsequently selected Economical as the winner after reviewing responses from each of the four finalists to questions on corporate social responsibility, achievements, delivering on customer expectations, and risk assessment.