Canadian Broker Network Expands its Membership
March 7, 2019
Toronto – Canadian Broker Network (“CBN”), Canada’s leading network of independent insurance brokers is pleased to announce that Group Deslauriers from Quebec City, Quebec has joined CBN.
“We are very excited to have Group Deslauriers join us. Their reputation in Quebec as professional brokerage operators with serious growth aspirations makes them an excellent addition to CBN. Under Yan Charbonneau’s leadership, their firm aligns well with our innovation and growth plans”, says Lorie Phair, Managing Director of CBN.
Yan Charbonneau, President of Group Deslauriers, adds “we are pleased to join one of the most proactive brokerage groups in Canada and look forward to expanding CBN’s reach into the Quebec market.”
CBN is also pleased to announce that with the recent addition of Megson Fitzpatrick as an affiliated company to Rogers Insurance Ltd., the staff and offices of Megson Fitzpatrick are now part of CBN. Megson under the leadership of Jay Tuson, Craig Mattear, Laura Bolster and Luke Mills bring their 100 staff and 5 offices throughout Victoria, BC to the CBN Group.
About the Canadian Broker Network
The Canadian Broker Network is a consortium of leading independent insurance brokerages including Cal LeGrow Insurance Limited, CapriCMW Insurance Services Ltd., Group Deslauriers, Lawrie Insurance Group Inc., McLean Hallmark Insurance Group Ltd., Rogers Insurance Ltd., Smith, Petrie, Carr & Scott Insurance Brokers Limited, Sharp Insurance and Bullfrog Insurance, the industry’s first digital commercial broker. 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.