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Andy Taylor, To the Board, Gore Mutual Insurance Company


Mr. Farouk Ahamed, Board Chair of Gore Mutual Insurance Company, is pleased to announce that Mr. Andy Taylor has been appointed to the Board.

On July 1, 2020, Mr. Taylor succeeded Ms. Heidi Sevcik as Gore Mutual’s Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Sevcik was also a member of the Board and upon her retirement on June 30, 2020, the Board appointed Mr. Taylor to fill the vacancy.

Mr. Taylor is an experienced executive and a Chartered Professional Accountant with deep knowledge of the property and casualty insurance industry. Over the past 20 years, he has developed a unique balance of financial expertise combined with a strategic business focus and strong people leadership skills.

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He has been with Gore Mutual since 2005 and held a number of senior roles within the organization, most recently as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Western University and is a member in good standing of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.

Mr. Ahamed said that, “Andy is highly qualified and his proven track record as a financial and insurance executive will be a valued addition to our Board. He is well known and respected within the financial professional community and the insurance industry. His strong technical and strategic execution expertise will be a significant benefit to Gore Mutual and our Board. We are extremely pleased that Andy has joined our Board and we look forward to his continued insights and contributions.”

About Gore Mutual Insurance Company

Founded in 1839, Gore Mutual is Canada’s oldest property and casualty insurer, with approximately $450 million in premiums and $1 billion in assets as of December 31, 2019. Based in Cambridge, Ontario and Vancouver, British Columbia, this Canadian mutual company employs over 350 people and is known for its investment in people, technology and innovation. With a long-standing commitment to stability, trust and innovation, Gore Mutual is an unwavering supporter of its network of insurance brokers, who offer the highest standards of service, choice and advocacy to Canadian customers. Learn more at

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