National health benefits provider continues expansion with Berczi's hiring.
TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Benecaid announced that Peter Berczi has joined as the new Chief Executive Officer. Peter joined Benecaid after 9 years (2005-2014) as a Senior Executive at Rogers Communications, most recently as SVP of Enterprise IT. Peter was previously CEO of InsLogic (1999-2005) an Onex-controlled private label direct property and casualty insurer acquired by Capital One in 2005. From 1995-1999, Peter was founder and CEO of North Direct Response (now Sitel), a global leader in outsourced customer care and business process outsourcing. Peter earned his undergraduate degree from Queen's (1990) and his MBA from Wilfrid Laurier (1992).
"On behalf of the shareholders and Board of Directors, we could not be happier with the introduction of Mr. Berczi as our Chief Executive Officer. It is a time of immense opportunity in the Canadian Healthcare marketplace. Peter brings a proven track-record, and a shared passion for our vision of transforming employee health benefits for entrepreneurs and small businesses." - Jim McKelvie, Chairman of Benecaid
Mr. Berczi will work collaboratively with Marla Schwartz, who will continue as President of Benecaid. Benecaid has become the leading alternative provider of health benefits solutions in Canada. In addition to Ms. Schwartz, Mr. Berczi's Executive Team at Benecaid includes Edward Sherratt, Vice President of Operations and Gary Mirsky, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Edward has held various senior leadership roles within large insurance companies including, most recently, Sun Life Financial. Gary brings over 20 years of experience leading small business focused teams in both financial services and software.
Benecaid is a privately held Canadian health benefits provider offering innovative solutions to more than 50,000 customers. Founded in 2000 and based in Toronto, Benecaid has market leading solutions for the small and medium business market (from 1 to 2,500 employees). Benecaid is the leading alternative provider of Health Benefits, focused on putting the control of healthcare costs back in the hands of the employer.
SOURCE: Benecaid Health Benefit Solutions Inc
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