Effective 1 May, Adrian Hall joins Swiss Re Corporate Solutions as CEO Canada. In this role, Adrian will be responsible for managing the company's strategy, development and performance, along with continuing to build Corporate Solutions' presence in the Canadian commercial insurance market. He will be based in Toronto and report directly to Ivan Gonzalez, CEO North America, at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.
"Canada is the 7th largest commercial insurance market in the world, and it is continuing to grow – particularly in industries, such as infrastructure, manufacturing and energy, where we have significant expertise," comments Mr. Gonzalez. "Appointing an executive of Adrian's caliber demonstrates our commitment to both building our business and enhancing our client service in the country."
"Adrian brings a strong business track record and broad insurance experience across countries and lines of business," adds Mr. Gonzalez. "He will be instrumental in the implementation of our primary and lead placement strategy, at a time when Canadian corporations are increasingly sophisticated and risk managers demand both domestic and multi-national service capabilities."
Adrian has spent more than 20 years in the insurance industry, holding various leadership positions in the United Kingdom, Latin America, the Middle East and Canada, where he has been based since 2004.
Subject to the requisite governance and regulatory approvals, Adrian will join the North America Management Team and be appointed Chief Agent of the Westport Insurance Corporation Canada Branch.
Adrian is a British national and Canadian citizen. He earned his master's certificate in Marketing Leadership from Schulich York University in Toronto and received a business science degree from University of Wales, Swansea.
In Canada, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has offices in Toronto and Vancouver, as well as servicing capabilities in Montreal.