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HIGH RIVER, AB, Feb. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Western Financial Group (Western)
is proud to announce that Melfort Agencies Ltd. has joined its family
of insurance brokerages effective February 1. The addition of the
Melfort branch will mark Western Financial Group's 23rd location in
"Joining Western Financial Group was the logical choice for me as I
looked for ways to allow the office to grow and improve service to our
customers and to Melfort," said Wes Moneta, owner of Melfort Agencies
who will stay on to manage the newly integrated office. "We can now
offer a much better selection of products and services and our office
is part of an extensive network that stretches across western Canada.
We also will gain access to leading technology to help us in our work.
This is a positive change both for our employees and our customers."
Melfort Agencies has been under the leadership of Wes Moneta since he
purchased the business in 1974 with business partner Jim Doyle. The
office will continue to operate with the same friendly staff from its
current location at 216 Main Street.
"We're very happy to welcome Wes and his team to our growing Western
network," said Scott Tannas, president and CEO of Western Financial
Group. "Melfort Agencies is a wonderful addition to Western Financial
Group and we intend to build on the reputation it has earned for great
customer service. In addition to the new Western brand name, customers
will definitely appreciate the greater variety of products and
services. We're excited to be part of such a thriving community and you
can count on us to be good neighbours as we grow in step with the
About Western Financial Group
Western Financial Group is a western Canada based, diversified,
financial services company serving more than 600,000 customers. Founded
in 1996 and headquartered in High River, Alberta, Western provides
insurance, banking and investment products and services through more
than 120 office locations, the Internet (www.westernfinancialgroup.ca) and its contact centre 1-866-THE-WEST (1-866-843-9378). With a skilled
team of approximately 1,500 employees, and backed by the strong
resources of its owners, Western is committed to building the strongest
financial services company in western Canada.
Western Financial Group is a subsidiary of Desjardins Group, the leading
cooperative financial group in Canada.
SOURCE: Western Financial Group
For further information:
VP Marketing & Communications
Western Financial Group
1010 24th Street SE
High River, AB T1V 2A7
Tel: 403-652-2663 or 1-866-843-9378