2023 Winners and Excellence Awardees

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Best Service Provider – Claims

Specialty Claims Canada

Excellence Awardees

Baker Tilly
DSB Claims
Royal Claims Services

Best Service Provider – InsurTech


Excellence Awardees

Calefy Inc.
Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc
FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada
Goose Digital
QuickFacts Inc
Vertafore Canada

Business Development Manager of the Year

Diana Ho - RAISE Underwriting

Excellence Awardees

Alexander Rei - Echelon Insurance
Camilla Cannell - Allianz Global Assistance
Darren D'Aguilar - HSB Canada
Debbie Arnold - Sound Insurance Services
Denise Yeng - Specialty Program Group Canada
Drew MacArthur - Travelers Canada
Jocelyn St-Onge - Allianz Trade in Canada
Madison Cheffins - Agile Underwriting Solutions Inc.
Mike Farrell - Allianz Trade in Canada

Digital Innovation in a Brokerage

Boardwalk Insurance

Excellence Awardees

Fuse Insurance Ltd.
Munn Insurance
UW Insure Brokers

Excellence in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

CNA Canada

Excellence Awardees

Aviva Canada
Burns & Wilcox Canada
Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
Medavie Blue Cross
Pacific Blue Cross
PROLINK Insurance Inc.
RAISE Underwriting
Specialty Program Group Canada
Travelers Canada

Life & Health Insurer of the Year


Excellence Awardees

Medavie Blue Cross
TD Insurance

Outstanding Customer Experience Award

APRIL Marine

Excellence Awardees

AEGIS London
Assumption Life
Billyard Insurance Group
CNA Canada
Leibel Insurance Group
Medavie Blue Cross
Northbridge Insurance
Travelers Canada

The Armour Insurance Brokers Award for CEO of the Year

Saad Mered - Zurich Canada

Excellence Awardees

Alex Meier - Axis Insurance Managers Inc.
Brett Graham - Agile Underwriting Solutions Inc.
Cameron Copeland - Specialty Program Group Canada
Jacques Goulet - Sun Life
Matt Baynton - RAISE Underwriting
Nick Creatura - CNA Canada
Sarah Johnston - Johnston Insurance (Judy Johnston Insurance Services Inc.)
Stephen Billyard - Billyard Insurance Group
Stuart Bruce - FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada
Zahid Salman - GreenShield

The Beneva Award for MGA of the Year

Agile Underwriting Solutions Inc.

Excellence Awardees

APRIL Canada
Aurora Underwriting Solutions
Burns & Wilcox Canada
CHES Special Risk
Forward Insurance
PAL Insurance Brokers Canada
RAISE Underwriting
Special Risk Insurance Managers
Totten Insurance Group

The Burns & Wilcox Award for Big Brokerage of the Year (100 Staff or More)

Westland Insurance

Excellence Awardees

Axis Insurance Managers Inc.
Billyard Insurance Group
HUB International Limited
Lloyd Sadd Insurance Brokers Ltd.
NFP Canada
PROLINK Insurance Inc.
Synex Insurance
Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services

The Cansure Award for Insurance Broker of the Year

Jo-Anne Raymond - Paisley Partners Inc.

Excellence Awardees

Aneeza Ahmad - KASE Insurance Inc.
Blair Tinianov - Louis Meier Insurance Brokers Ltd.
Eduardo Campos - Summit Commercial Insurance Solutions
Hammad Hadi - Billyard Insurance Group - Mississauga East
Joshua Kearley - Benson Kearley IFG
Morgan Roberts - RH Insurance Inc
Nathian Burke - Ai Insurance Organization
Rose Freeman - Willow Insurance Corp.
Shahzad Ali - Billyard Insurance Group
Sheri Clay - J.T. Insurance Services (Canada), Inc.
Terence D. Cairns - Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services (Alberta) Inc.

The CNA Award for Excellence in Philanthropy & Community Service

Ecclesiastical Insurance PLC

Excellence Awardees

Allianz Trade in Canada
APRIL Marine
Assumption Life
BIG Hearts Foundation
Specialty Program Group Canada
Sun Life
Zurich Canada

The FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Insurance Industry

Carol Jardine - Wawanesa Insurance

The PAL Insurance Brokers Award for Young Achiever of the Year

Sukhman Brar - Armour Insurance Brokers Ltd

Excellence Awardees

Joanne Bowles - Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services Inc.
Joshua Brown - Billyard Insurance Group
Kiran Kaur - Billyard Insurance Group
Sam Unruh - Surex

The Steamatic Canada Award for Woman of Distinction

Melissa Bajwa - PROLINK Insurance Inc.

Excellence Awardees

Carolyn Shaffer - Billyard Insurance Group
Cynthia Compère - Echelon Insurance
Edwina McKennon - Move Her Forward Inc.
Jacqueline Tremblay - Agile Underwriting Solutions Inc.
Jessica Fryer - Special Risk Insurance Managers
Jurenda Landry - Gallagher
Karen Kilbrei - Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services (Kelowna) Inc.
Leah MacLean - Agile Underwriting Solutions Inc.
Marie-Eve Paquette - APRIL Marine
Nikki Keith - Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services Inc.
Sukhdeep Kang - Armour Insurance Brokers Ltd

The Travelers Canada Award for Brokerage of the Year (Fewer Than 10 Staff)

Fuse Insurance Ltd.

Excellence Awardees

Beyond Insurance Inc
Boardwalk Insurance
Cane and Co. Insurance
Johnston Insurance (Judy Johnston Insurance Services Inc.)
Keyes Real Estate & Insurance Ltd.
Louis Meier Insurance Brokers Ltd.
RH Insurance Inc
Richard McKenzie Insurance Brokers Inc.

The Westland Insurance Group Award for P&C Insurer of the Year

Ecclesiastical Insurance PLC

Excellence Awardees

Aviva Canada
CNA Canada
Northbridge Insurance
Red River Mutual
The Mutual Fire Insurance Company of British Columbia
Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company

The XN Worldwide Insurance Award for Brokerage of the Year (10-100 Staff)

Munn Insurance

Excellence Awardees

Ai Insurance Organization
Armour Insurance Brokers Ltd
Ferrari and Associates
InsureLine Brokers Empire
isure insurance inc.
KASE Insurance Inc.
Leibel Insurance Group
McCAM Insurance Brokers Limited
SCU Insurance Services Ltd., a Vancity company

Underwriter of the Year

Stacee McCulloch - SGI CANADA

Excellence Awardees

Celina Lucchitti - RAISE Underwriting
Eric Kung - HSB Canada
Hans Choi - Cansure
Jacqueline Tremblay - Agile Underwriting Solutions Inc.
Jay Miah - PMU Specialty
Joanne van Pelt - The Mutual Fire Insurance Company of British Columbia
Kara Webb - Allianz Trade in Canada
Laurence Dube - CHES Solutions Spécialisées
Regen Chan - RAISE Underwriting
Rosalie Stinson - Travelers Canada
Steve Hrab - Burns & Wilcox Canada