TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of the OmbudService for Life & Health Insurance (OLHI) recently welcomed Mr. Geoff Plant as a new Board Member following their Annual General Meeting held in Toronto on September 13, 2018.
Geoff Plant is a former British Columbia Attorney General, who has served as board chair of the British Columbia Land Title & Survey Authority, the Canada West Foundation, and the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education.
Since 2005, Mr. Plant has undertaken a number of major public law and policy projects. He served as senior adviser to the Government of British Columbia in negotiations with respect to a proposal to enact legislation to implement the New Relationship between the Province and the three major First Nation political organizations in British Columbia.
Mr. Plant was appointed as a Special Advisor to the Premier and Minister of Advanced Education to lead a project called "Campus 2020: Thinking Ahead". From May 2007 until February 2009, Mr. Plant served as Vancouver's Civil City Commissioner.
His profile and experience in Western Canada will be major assets in OLHI's plan to expand into that region.
"We are pleased to welcome this highly qualified individual to his new role with OLHI," said Dr. Janice MacKinnon, Chair, OLHI. "His professional expertise will contribute to OLHI's ongoing success."
OLHI is a national independent complaint resolution and information service for consumers of Canadian life and health insurance products and services, including life, disability, employee health benefits, travel, and insurance investment products such as annuities and segregated funds. OLHI's services are available free of charge, in both English and French, to any Canadian life or health insurance policyholder whose insurer is an OLHI member.
About the OmbudService for Life & Health Insurance
The OmbudService for Life & Health Insurance (OLHI) is Canada's only independent complaint resolution service for consumers of Canadian life and health insurance. Canadians trust us to review their insurance complaints about life, disability, employee health benefits, travel, and insurance investment products such as annuities and segregated funds. OLHI's free bilingual services are available to any consumer whose insurance company is an OLHI member – and, currently, 99% of Canadian life and health insurers are. OLHI also offers general information online about life and health insurance. To ensure impartiality, OLHI's operations are overseen by the Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators (CCIR). For more information, visit www.olhi.ca.
SOURCE OmbudService for Life & Health Insurance
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