Zurich Canada

Zurich Canada

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New hire to lead Zurich Canada’s travel insurance launch

Sanjeewa Goonetilleke has joined Zurich Canada as AVP, Travel Insurance. He will be responsible for growing the insurers’ personal leisure travel and business travel accident products.

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Wildfire resilience takes center stage at RIMS Canada

A presentation at the annual gathering of insurance and risk professionals helped launch a new report on the 2016 fires in Fort McMurray.

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RIMS Canada tackles risks from around the globe and around the block

Attendees gathered to learn more about the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report and a new study of the Fort McMurray wildfire.

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Women leaders inspire with personal reflections on their success

A panel of distinguished leaders in the insurance industry inspired hundreds of attendees in the ballroom at RIMS Canada in Edmonton with personal tales of embracing career challenges, mentoring others and achieving a work-life balance.

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Zurich Canada names new Chief Actuary

Industry veteran will help design strategy for Zurich Canada actuarial services.

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Zurich Canada names new Head of Claims

Joe Fidilio, an insurance industry veteran with legal and claims experience, has been appointed as head of Claims for Zurich Canada.

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Zurich Canada selects industry veteran to lead Management Solutions Group

Dane Hambrook has been appointed vice president, Management Solutions Group, Specialty Products, for Zurich Canada.

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Zurich Canada CEO joins cyber panel at Conference of Montreal

Zurich Canada CEO Saad Mered last week joined a panel of distinguished leaders in finance and cyber risk for a discussion about cybersecurity and its continued threat to financial stability.

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Insurance industry veteran to lead Zurich Canada programs

Jeff Burke has joined Zurich Canada as head of programs.

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Zurich and Marsh highlight global risks in Canada

Zurich North America’s head of risk takes the WEF 2019 Global Risks Report on a roadshow across Canada with Marsh & McLennan.

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Reedie returns to Zurich Canada

Derek Reedie brings more than 20 years of experience to his new role as Head of Construction for Zurich Canada.

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A passion for innovation

Zurich Canada CEO Saad Mered and Chisel AI CEO met with insurance reporters to talk about innovation, technology and the future of insurance in Canada.

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Zurich Canada names new Head of Operations

Yvonne Steiner has been named Head of Property for Zurich Canada.

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Zurich Canada names new Head of Operations

Mathias Sommer has been named Head of Operations for Zurich Canada.

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Saad Mered appointed CEO of Zurich Canada

Zurich Insurance today announced the appointment of Saad Mered to CEO and Chief Agent of Zurich Canada, effective Oct. 1, 2018.

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Zurich Canada hires industry veteran to launch travel accident business

Zurich Canada has appointed John Thain, a 25-year veteran of the travel insurance industry, as Vice President, Travel, Accident & Sickness.