Gifford Carr appoints branch manager for North Bay, ON office | Insurance Business Canada
Ontario insurance brokerage Gifford Carr Insurance Group has announced the appointment of Bernie Robertson (pictured) as branch manager of its office in North Bay, ON.
In his new role, Robertson will be responsible for developing sector-specific programs for underserved market segments, as well as driving new sales and mentoring new brokers.
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Robertson is an active member of the wider insurance and mining communities in Northern Ontario. He is a facilitator for the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario, finance chair/supplier member of the Canadian Diamond Drilling Association, and most recently became a professional development committee member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum.
In a statement, Gifford Carr is “a seasoned insurance professional with a vast range of knowledge.”
“The addition of Bernie Robertson to the Gifford Carr management team will be an asset to the organization and their clients,” the firm said. “He is passionate about continued learning and effective at building customized risk management and insurance solutions for business clients.”
“We are very excited to add Bernie to the team as we continue to expand our footprint in the North,” said Matthew Carr, president of Gifford Carr Insurance Group. “We feel adding someone with Bernie’s technical abilities, combined with his long-standing and continued involvement in various industries and sectors will continue to differentiate Gifford Carr throughout our growth journey.”
For his part, Robertson said that he was “thrilled to be joining a group of solution-centric professionals.”
“The insurance industry is ever-evolving,” he said, “and clients expect to work with a firm that is innovative and ready to address their changing needs – Gifford Carr is just that and so much more.”