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Navacord Continues Expansion into Group Benefits and Retirement Consulting with Acquisition of Benemax Financial Group
TORONTO, March 24, 2020 – Navacord Corp. is pleased to announce the addition of Benemax Financial Group Inc., effective March 11, 2020.
Since 1989, Benemax Financial Group has provided small and mid-sized firms with professional guidance in the management of employee, executive and shareholder benefits programs, with clients spanning media, healthcare and manufacturing to government agencies.
TORONTO, March 3, 2020 – Navacord Corp., one of Canada’s top commercial insurance brokerages and a leader in risk management services, is pleased to announce the addition of Brookstone Insurance Group Inc., effective March 2, 2020.
Brookstone was founded in 2015 and is a boutique brokerage providing highly personalized service to address the unique needs of businesses & high-net worth individuals.
December 16, 2019– Navacord Corp., a leading Canadian insurance and risk management brokerage, is pleased to
announce the addition of Ontario-based SmartChoice Benefits Inc.
Focused on developing group benefits products for more than 25 years, SmartChoice provides affordable, comprehensive benefit plan options tailored to niche business segments that have been traditionally underserved by the group insurance market across Canada, including contracted employees, small businesses and franchises.
October 15, 2019 – Navacord Corp., a leading insurance and risk management brokerage, is pleased to announce the opening of the Laval, Quebec location of Jones DesLauriers Insurance Management Inc., a founding Navacord Broker Partner.
Navacord’s Banner Year Continues With the Addition of Hoffmann Kool Insurance and Life Line Insurance
October 1, 2019 – Navacord Corp., a leading insurance and risk management brokerage, is pleased to announce their strategic expansion in Saskatchewan with the addition of Hoffmann Kool Insurance and Life Line Insurance.
Both Hoffmann Kool and Life Line have proudly served the business, personal and life insurance needs of Saskatchewan communities for over thirty years. Located in Saskatoon, both offices will remain under the management of their current leadership teams.
October 1, 2019 – Navacord Corp., a leading insurance and risk management brokerage, surpasses the billion dollar premium threshold with the addition of Vancouver Island based Waypoint Insurance Services.
Waypoint has been serving their local communities for over 100 years with fifteen offices on Vancouver Island, two in North Vancouver and one in Surrey. Waypoint is owned and operated by employee shareholders and is one of the largest independent insurance brokerages in British Columbia. Waypoint will remain under the leadership of CEO, Tony Hayes, and the current management team.
September 6, 2019 – Navacord Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of three newly created senior executive positions as it continues its rapid Canadian growth journey. Melanie Muise is appointed Chief Operations Office, Brandon Parent is appointed Senior VP and General Counsel and Kristin Colombe is appointed Senior VP, Human Resources.
Navacord establishes group benefits and retirement consulting presence in Western Canada with acquisition of Benefit Consultants Inc.
Navacord Corp. is pleased to announce the establishment of a group benefits and retirement presence in Western Canada with the acquisition of Edmonton-based Benefit Consultants Inc., (BCI), effective July 1, 2019.
Founded in 1975, BCI was one of the first benefit brokerages in Alberta and will be the dedicated benefits and retirement consulting division of Lloyd Sadd Insurance Brokers, a founding Navacord Broker Partner. BCI’s management team will remain the same under the leadership of Darcy Smith and continue to operate from their current locations in Edmonton and Calgary.
Navacord expands group benefits and retirement consulting capabilities with acquisition of Future Benefits Management Inc.
Navacord Corp. is pleased to announce the addition of Toronto based Future Benefits Management Inc., (FBMI), effective June 3, 2019.
Founded in 1995 and exclusively focused on group benefits, FBMI will be joining JDIMI Consulting, Navacord’s Broker Partner dedicated to group benefits and retirement consulting. The move will further deepen Navacord’s specialization across Broker Partners enabling a more robust service offering to clients.
Effective January 31, 2019, Lloyd Sadd | Navacord is pleased to announce the acquisition of Pratt Lambert & Brown, (PL&B), who has been serving the needs of Edmonton clients since 1949.
Jeff Brown, Principal of Pratt Lambert and Brown, said “We are thrilled about the decision to join Lloyd Sadd | Navacord. Their commitment to building lasting relationships with their clients overlaps with our ‘three R’s’, (Responsibility, Relationship and Respect), and is one of the reasons why this is such a perfect fit for our businesses. We are also excited to join the Navacord Group of Companies and the opportunity to leverage the power of a national brokerage.”