A Quebecer in the direction of Première du Canada

In 2018, she was recruited by Chubb in Toronto, where she was recently Vice President and Senior Counsel, Accident et santé.

At the Première du Canada, it supports the implementation of corporate and advisory compliance initiatives in the areas of confidentiality, complaints and litigation.

Accelerated growth

This spring, a series of nominations are taking place in the direction of Toronto to support the company’s growth. Nigel Branker became president and CEO last April. A former president of Health & Productivity Solutions at LifeWorks (formerly Morneau Shepell), he succeeded Suzette Huovinen, who returned to Minnesota as a senior executive in the parent company after the success of the Canadian subsidiary. in the last three years.

Three of the company’s executives were also appointed to management positions in March 2022. Graham Kent became chief operating officer. Cassandra Tontini has been appointed Head of Risk Management and John Burns has been appointed Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Money Laundering Officer.

These changes are the result of the company’s announcement on December 13, 2021, of the company’s acquisition of Sun Life Canada’s Special Markets Business, which includes regimes for associations, affinity groups and ” debt insurance.

The transaction is expected to close on its debut in 2023, according to a statement issued on that occasion. The insurer was announcing its intention to invest and grow in Canada, both internally and through strategic acquisitions and partnerships.

In 2020, the company became the owner of Gerber Life in Canada. In 2018, it unveiled a new brand image to support its strategy to strengthen its presence in the Canadian market.
Until 2016, the Prime Minister of Canada belongs to Ivari (ex-Transamerica Vie), which ceded it to Securian Financial with a group of other companies. The group, which has offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton and Winnipeg with 143 employees serving 2 million customers, includes Canada’s First Life Insurance Company, Legacy General Insurance Company, CRI Canada and Selient.

The company was previously part of the acquisition of a group of companies by US reinsurer Wilton Re in October 2014, which includes Transamerica Life Canada in particular.

Canada’s First Life Insurance Company is the new adopted name of the Citadel Life Insurance Company on 1er January 1994.

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