Shawn DeSantis

Shawn is President and CEO of Navacord Inc. His mission is to build “A Great Canadian Insurance Brokerage”. Navacord’s success is fuelled by bold growth strategies, a commitment to innovation, talent development and a strong client focus. Shawn has a proven growth track record, completing a series of both insurance company and broker acquisitions over the last number of years. That success combined with a strong focus on commercial insurance expertise and leadership has positioned him well to build the Navacord business.

Shawn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Calgary, as well as a Canadian Risk Management designation, and is a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of Canada. His extensive background includes nearly 30 years of international P&C industry experience, holding progressive positions in the areas of underwriting, marketing, sales, finance, and most recently ten years as an Executive Vice President at a global insurer.