RICHMOND HILL, ON, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Quality Underwriting Services
Ltd. (QUS) and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce the
appointment of Larry Gatien to the position of President and CEO
effective February 1, 2014.
Larry has served as Managing Director of the Company since engineering
its ownership restructuring in the spring of 2012. Larry, who earned
a CGA designation in 1983 (retired), has over 35 years of Canadian
business experience and has spent the last 20 years serving as General
Manager/CEO of businesses in various sectors including home health
care, retail, manufacturing and technology.
Since joining the Board of Quality Underwriting Services Ltd., Larry has
been extremely active and hands-on in repositioning the company's
marketing, training and technology strategies. During that time, the
company purchased back all rights to its Ontario field operations and
hired Nancy Kent as Regional Vice-President of Sales and Marketing,
Ontario. QUS has also made significant investments to improve and
enhance information technology infrastructure, redundancy and security.
Gatien indicated, "Quality Underwriting Services has undergone some
significant changes over the past two years that will improve the way
we do business with our clients. We are passionate about the
paramedical business and have restructured the company to position us
to respond to the evolution of our industry and continued strong growth
Also being announced today is Greg Shinton's retirement from QUS. Greg
is retiring after 15 years with the Company and most recently as
President. Greg's long-standing commitment to the Company, its
employees, health professionals, branch owners and advisors is well
recognized in the Canadian insurance industry. We thank Greg for his
efforts on behalf of everyone in the Company, and wish him all the best
in his retirement.
About Quality Underwriting Services Ltd.
Quality Underwriting Services Ltd. (QUS) is a leading provider of timely and accurate paramedical exams,
Tele-Interviews, collection services and other key information.
Canadian owned, with a state of the art centralized bilingual call
centre, QUS has served life and health insurance underwriters, agents
and brokers for over 30 years. Through our 16 offices we proudly
provide coverage anywhere in Canada.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
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SOURCE: Quality Underwriting Services
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