Professional leadership starts at the top.
At the 60th Annual General Meeting, held October 19, 2013, in Toronto, Ontario, Silvy Wright, BA (Hons), CA was elected Chair of the Board of Governors of The Insurance Institute of Canada. Ms. Wright is President and Chief Executive Officer, Northbridge Financial Corporation, based in Toronto, Ontario.
T. Neil Morrison, BA (Hons), President and CEO of Hub International HKMB/Ontario Limited, was elected Deputy Chair, and J.R. (Bob) Tisdale, MBA, FCIP, CRM, President & COO, Pembridge and Pafco Insurance Companies was elected Vice Chair, Governor-at-Large. Karen Barkley, MBA, CIP, CRM, Deputy President and CUO of Elliott Special Risks, will continue in the role of Past Chair.
The Insurance Institute expresses appreciation for the work of Maurice Tulloch, MBA, CMA, previously President and CEO of Aviva Canada Inc. and now CEO of Aviva UK & Ireland General Insurance, who stepped down from the Institute Board to assume his new responsibilities.
Regional Vice Chairs are:
- Glenda Ouellette, MBA, FCIP – Western provinces;
- Donna Ince, CA, CIP – Ontario;
- François Coté, FPAA, CRM – Quebec; and
- Darrel Coates, CIP, CRM, CFI – Atlantic provinces.
Divisional Vice Chairs are:
- Michael Wills, FCIP – Academic
- Julie Pingree, BA, CIP – Professionals
The Insurance Institute is the premier professional education body for the property & casualty insurance industry. Its membership of over 39,000 includes 20,000 active students in its formal programs. The Institute is also the parent organization of the Chartered Insurance Professionals’ Society, which serves the needs of more than 17,000 graduate Chartered Insurance Professionals (CIP) and Fellow Chartered Insurance Professionals (FCIP).
For more information, please visit our website at www.insuranceinstitute.ca