HALIFAX, May 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), the
national trade association for Canada's private home, car and business
insurers, has announced the promotion and appointment of Amanda Dean as
Regional Vice President, Atlantic Canada. Ms. Dean will be responsible
for IBC's government relations activities and community and stakeholder
outreach initiatives across the region.
Don Forgeron, President and CEO of IBC said, "Since Amanda joined IBC in
2006, her commitment to our industry as well as her knowledge of the
Atlantic region's issues, have allowed her to make an impressive mark
within our organization. She enjoys a great deal of support from IBC's
member companies in the region."
In her new role, Ms. Dean will lead IBC's Atlantic government relations
strategy by continuing to build and enhance the excellent relations
already established with key elected officials and senior public
servants. She will work to develop and implement an effective advocacy
strategy for the property and casualty insurance industry, with the
goal to achieve key industry policy priorities including coordinating
consumer outreach programs on injury prevention and working on
adaptation to severe weather initiatives. She will also serve as the
industry's spokesperson in the Atlantic region.
Ms. Dean holds a BPR from Mount Saint Vincent University and an MBA from
Saint Mary's University. She has a background in communications and
public relations in both the private and public sectors and has worked
for both Federal and Nova Scotia Cabinet Ministers.
About Insurance Bureau of Canada
Insurance Bureau of Canada is the national industry association
representing Canada's private home, car and business insurers. Its
member companies represent 90% of the property and casualty (P&C)
insurance market in Canada. The P&C insurance industry employs over
115,000 Canadians, pays more than $7 billion in taxes to the federal,
provincial and municipal governments, and has a total premium base of
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SOURCE: INSURANCE BUREAU OF CANADA
For further information:
Director, Media Relations
Insurance Bureau of Canada
416-362-2031 ext. 4387