Westland Insurance Group Ltd. announced it has acquired two brokers, based in Alberta, Canada, effective October 1, 2020.

Ironside Insurance Brokers is a family-owned brokerage located in Carstairs, Alberta. Its professional insurance advisors are experts in residential, auto, life, travel, recreation, farm and commercial insurance services.

G&E Insurance has been providing insurance products to Picture Butte, Alberta, and its surrounding area for over 35 years. Their professional advisors provide residential, auto, travel, recreation, farm and commercial insurance services.

Westland’s new retail offices support the company’s expansion strategy to serve more communities in Alberta and across Canada.

With these acquisitions, Westland will be adding two branches and 19 employees in Alberta. Post-acquisition, Westland will have over 1500 employees and 131 offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

About Westland Insurance Group

Westland Insurance Group is a property & casualty insurance brokerage established in 1980 in Ladner, British Columbia. The company is one of Canada’s largest independent P&C insurance distributors with over 130 offices throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Westland specializes in home, business, farm and auto insurance.

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Boston Insurance Brokerage LLC (BIB) has promoted Casie Treen to vice president of Finance and Administration.

Treen has been a member of the BIB team since 2011. She joined BIB as an intern while pursuing a degree in finance at Simmons University and most recently held the position of controller.

Treen brings experience to the new position and an understanding of the company. Since starting as an intern, she has held positions in Administration and Operations along with Finance.

Casie Treen

BIB is a wholesale brokerage that offers commercial insurance products. Its product portfolio includes property, casualty, environmental, umbrella, executive and professional, workers’ compensation and risk management products and services. The firm has markets and expertise in healthcare liability, construction, manufacturing, habitational, professional liability, aviation product liability and financial services coverage.

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CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fuse Insurance has been selected as a finalist for Brokerage of the Year (Under 10 Employees) in the fifth annual Insurance Business Canada Awards, presented by Insurance Business. The Insurance Business Canada Awards celebrates the outstanding achievements of brokers, brokerages, insurers, MGAs, underwriters, risk managers and service providers in the insurance industry.

The Travelers Canada Award for Brokerage of the Year (Under 10 Employees) recognizes a brokerage that advocates for innovation, a commitment to its clients and supports leadership within the insurance industry. The award is judged by a panel of independent jury made up of thought leaders and experts from the insurance and finance industry.

“It is a testament to the hard work of our employees that our continued growth has allowed us to be selected again as a finalist for this prestigious award” remarked Kevin Lea, President of Fuse Insurance. “We are very proud of this accomplishment and hope to be named the victor for the second year in a row. We would also like to thank our clients, our insurer partners and the rest of our supporters for their help in making Fuse Insurance one of the top brokerages in the country. Thank you as well to all of our industry peers for their nominations, and we wish them the best of luck at the awards event in November.”

The annual awards gala, which normally draws in hundreds of industry professionals from across Canada, will be presented online this year as a virtual Insurance Business Canada Awards show. Winners will be revealed on November 19th at the virtual gala.

For the full list of finalists, visit www.ibawards.ca.

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Fuse Insurance Ltd. is Western Canada’s first online-based commercial insurance brokerage. Fuse strives to find the best

BOSTON, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Insurance Brokerage LLC (“BIB”) has announced the promotion of Casie Treen to Vice President, Finance & Administration.

Casie Treen, VP Finance & Administration, Boston Insurance Brokerage LLC
Casie Treen, VP Finance & Administration, Boston Insurance Brokerage LLC

Treen has been a member of the Boston Insurance Brokerage team since 2011. She joined BIB as an Intern while pursuing a degree in Finance at Simmons University and most recently held the position of Controller.

“I am excited to announce the promotion of Casie Treen to Vice President, Finance & Administration,” said Keith Driscoll, Boston Insurance Brokerage’s CEO. “Casie is a tireless worker. Her honesty, diligence and attention to detail will be invaluable to shape and guide our organization forward.”

“After spending the majority of the last decade at Boston Insurance Brokerage, I am looking forward to stepping into this role, taking on new challenges and working together with Keith and the leadership team to ensure the success of the company for the next decade to come,” said Treen.

Treen brings with her a wealth of experience to the new position and a thorough understanding of the company. Since starting as an intern, she has held positions in Administration/Operations along with Finance. She earned her Masters in Accounting from Suffolk University and is currently pursuing a CPA.

Boston Insurance Brokerage is a wholesale brokerage that offers commercial insurance products. Its product portfolio includes property, casualty, environmental, umbrella, executive and professional, workers comp and risk management products and services. The firm has markets and expertise in healthcare liability, construction, manufacturing, habitational, professional liability, aviation product liability and financial services coverage.

CONTACT: Brian Kehoe, 609-375-1134, [email protected]

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