Gallagher purchases employee benefits consulting firm in Toronto

Acquisition further expands US-based insurer’s footprint in Canada

Gallagher purchases employee benefits consulting firm in Toronto

Insurance News

By Lyle Adriano

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired consulting firm Accompass in Toronto.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Accompass, founded by Michael Worb in 1997, offers a suite of health & welfare, investment & retirement, executive compensation, and broad-based compensation consulting and support services to clients in Canada.

A release said that Accompass’s Sarah Beech, Mark Dowdell and their associates will continue to operate from their current location. They will be supervised by Gallagher international employee benefits consulting and brokerage operations head Leslie Lemenager.

“Accompass’s client-focused approach and their recognition in the market as a great place to work closely align with our own core values,” commented Gallagher chairman, president, and CEO J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr. “In addition, their strong presence with both Toronto-based and national organizations further expands our footprint across Canada.”

“Accompass is a leading Canadian employee benefits, retirement planning and compensation consulting firm that comes to us with a vast suite of tools and resources to complement our growing capabilities throughout Canada,” added Lemenager. “I am thrilled to welcome their entire team to Gallagher.”



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