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Swiss Re Corporate Solutions names Yvonne Steiner as Head of Property, Canada

TORONTO, On Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Swiss Re Corporate Solutions names Yvonne Steiner as Head of Property, Canada. Ms. Steiner will lead property underwriting operations for the region, with teams based in Toronto and Vancouver. She succeeds Claudio Totino who is retiring in 2016.

Ms. Steiner will be based in Toronto. With over 15 years of industry experience, she has expertise in the energy, power, mining, transportation, construction and food industries.

Jamie Miller, Head North America Property for Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, comments: “With her strong technical talent, risk management expertise, and knowledge of the Canadian insurance market, Yvonne will help us expand our single carrier and general property capabilities for clients in the region. She has the skills and commitment to build on the strong foundation that Claudio and the team have created.”

Ms. Steiner studied International Relations & Economic Development at the University of Toronto and the University of British Columbia. She earned the Canadian Risk Management designation from the University of Toronto and the Chartered Insurance Professional – Marine Specialist designation from the Insurance Institute of Canada. She joined Swiss Re in Toronto in 2007 and has held various underwriting and global product specialist roles, most recently as Underwriter Energy Expert in Zurich on the Products & Global Markets team of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.

About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers innovative, high-quality insurance capacity to mid-sized and large multinational corporations across the globe. Our offerings range from standard risk transfer covers and multi-line programmes, to highly customised solutions tailored to the needs of our clients. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves customers from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group. For more information about Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, please visitwww.swissre.com/corporatesolutions or follow us on Twitter @SwissRe_CS.

SOURCE Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Intact Financial Corporation recognized as one of Canada’s Best Employers

TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2015 /CNW/ – Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) today announced it has been recognized as an Aon Best Employer at the platinum level for 2016. This marks the first year the prestigious honour has been awarded to IFC, recognizing the company for its strong level of employee engagement, leadership, performance culture and employment brand.

“We are incredibly proud to be one of Canada’s best employers. Our employees come to work every day engaged and passionate about making a difference; delivering an outstanding experience to our customers and communities,” said Lucie Martel, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Intact Financial Corporation. “We have built an employee promise based on what’s important to our people, and are committed to helping and supporting them develop and grow.”

The annual Aon Best Employers in Canada study measures employee engagement by surveying employees on areas such as senior leadership, people manager effectiveness, enabling productivity as well as valuing and appreciating employees. Platinum status is awarded to organizations that rank in the top 25 percentile of the four indexes in the study, measuring workplace success in engagement, leadership, performance culture and employer brand. The brands under IFC that participated in the Aon Best Employers in Canada study are Intact Insurance, belairdirect, BrokerLink and Anthony Insurance.

About Intact Financial Corporation
Intact Financial Corporation (www.intactfc.com) is the largest provider of property and casualty insurance in Canada with over $7.3 billion in annual premiums. With over 11,000 employees, the company insures more than five million individuals and businesses through its insurance subsidiaries and is the largest private sector provider of P&C insurance in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Québec and Nova Scotia. The company distributes insurance under the Intact Insurance brand through a wide network of brokers, including its wholly owned subsidiary, BrokerLink, and directly to consumers through belairdirect.

SOURCE Intact Financial Corporation

Media Inquiries: Stephanie Sorensen, Director, External Communications, +1 (416) 344-8027, stephanie.sorensen@intact.net; Investor Inquiries: Samantha Cheung, Vice President, Investor Relations, +1 (416) 344-8004, samantha.cheung@intact.net


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