Canadian Broker Network announces the 2019 Underwriter Awards

Toronto – September 25, 2019 – Canadian Broker Network (CBN), Canada’s leading network of independent insurance brokers, is pleased to announce its’ 2019 Underwriters of the Year. CBN members have personally selected these individuals as having met and exceeded our award criteria during a particularly challenging time in the industry.

The criteria includes: underwriting excellence and risk knowledge; being available to our teams; writing business that satisfies clients’ needs while creating a win-win for the broker and the insurer; a positive, helpful attitude; and investing time to develop trusting relationships with their brokers.

Commercial Award Recipients: Maxime Godin, Aviva; Teresa Mazza, Chubb;
Samantha Mayo, Northbridge; Helen McLeod, Intact; Jennifer Kinsella, Intact; Nicole Smart, Intact

Personal Award Recipients: Kristen Pordage, Intact; Sheila Collins, Intact; Nicole Craig, Intact; Meghan McKnight, Economical; Bobbie Whiteside, Intact; James Peer, Chubb

About the Canadian Broker Network

Together, CBN members represent more than $1 billion in property casualty premiums as well as employee benefits and life and financial services, with over 50 offices across Canada and more than 1,500 employees.
Maturing out of a forum dating back to 2002 originally designed to exchange best practices, CBN today provides a unique alternative for members to grow and innovate their business. CBN’s guiding principles of innovation, collaboration, commitment to growth, and independence ensures that members can deliver the best possible value proposition to their clients, employees, and insurer partners.

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