TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HSB Canada announced today that Jeff Walker has been appointed head of its treaty reinsurance, broker and MGA distribution divisions.
Walker, senior vice president and chief distribution officer, will report to John Mulvihill, president and chief executive officer of HSB Canada, part of Munich Re.
“We are pleased to have Jeff onboard to support HSB Canada as we expand our product offerings and services to better support and create opportunities for our clients,” said Mulvihill.
Walker joined HSB Canada May 9 2023, with more than 18 years insurance industry experience, including executive leadership roles with responsibilities for sales and business development, brand marketing and communications, property claims and digital strategy.
“HSB Canada has a strong foundation of great people, strong values, and a stable product core,” said Walker. “With the addition of new products and a continued focus on our strategic partnerships, there are great opportunities for growth.”
Walker holds an executive master of business administration and is a chartered insurance professional.
HSB Canada, part of Munich Re, is a multi-line specialty insurer and provider of inspection, risk management and IoT technology services. HSB Canada’s insurance offerings include equipment breakdown, cyber risk and other coverages. HSB blends its engineering expertise, technology and data to craft inventive insurance and service solutions for existing and emerging risks posed by technological change. Throughout its 150-year history HSB’s mission has been to help clients prevent loss, advance sustainable use of energy and build deeper relationships that benefit business, public institutions and consumers. HSB holds A.M. Best Company’s highest financial rating, A++ (Superior). For more information, visit www.hsb.ca and connect on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
Munich Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, primary insurance and insurance-related risk solutions. The group consists of the reinsurance and ERGO business segments, as well as the asset management company MEAG. Munich Re is globally active and operates in all lines of the insurance business. Since it was founded in 1880, Munich Re has been known for its unrivalled risk-related expertise and its sound financial position. It offers customers financial protection when faced with exceptional levels of damage – from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake through to Hurricane Ian in 2022. Munich Re possesses outstanding innovative strength, which enables it to also provide coverage for extraordinary risks such as rocket launches, renewable energies, or cyberattacks. The company is playing a key role in driving forward the digital transformation of the insurance industry, and in doing so has further expanded its ability to assess risks and the range of services that it offers. Its tailor-made solutions and close proximity to its customers make Munich Re one of the world’s most sought-after risk partners for businesses, institutions, and private individuals.