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David Price Appointed Chief Underwriting Officer For Ҵý Canada

TORONTO, Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ҵý today announced the appointment of David Price as Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer for Ҵý Canada, effective August 9, 2016. In this role, David will be responsible for underwriting oversight and governance for all products and lines of business written within Ҵý Canada's Commercial and Specialty lines, and will report to John Hennessy, President and Chief Operating Officer, Ҵý Canada. David will be based in Toronto.

"David's 18 years of proven leadership and underwriting expertise combined with his strong broker relationships in the Canadian marketplace make him well suited for this role," Hennessy said. "Combining underwriting for both the Specialty and Commercial lines of business will better serve our customers and enable us to grow together."

David joins Ҵý from AIG Canada, where he served as Executive for their Property & Specialty Risks and Financial Lines. David was also responsible for providing strategic direction for all first-party and ancillary lines of business, including Commercial Property, Energy, Construction, Programs, Surety, Trade Credit, Political Risk, Marine and Aviation divisions. Prior to his role at AIG, he served in management positions at Chubb and at Arch Insurance.

David holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Allegheny College, in Meadville, Pennsylvania, USA. 

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