Insurance broker and consultant NFP has appointed Michael Whibley and Brett Flande as senior vice presidents.
Whibley will join NFP’s commercial insurance team; he specializes in working with small to mid-size enterprise commercial clients. He will report to NFP Canada business insurance operations managing director Mandeep Singh.
He joins the company with over 13 years of insurance and risk management experience, most recently at RSA Canada where he served as vice president of SME & national programs. Before that, Whibley worked at Aviva Canada in several roles such as vice president, commercial branch underwriting and at Intact Insurance, where he was commercial lines manager.
“We are delighted to have Michael join our P&C team,” said Singh. “His underwriting background, experience in the small enterprise client space and operational expertise add the depth required to provide an enhanced service offering to our clients.”
Meanwhile, Flande will become part of NFP’s growing complex risk solutions (CRS) group as part of his new role. He will report to NFP Canada chief operating officer John Belyea.
Flande has more than 18 years of specialized technical leadership in large, complex property and excess casualty claims in the energy sector. Flande joins NFP from Aon Risk Solutions, where he served as senior vice president, technical lead. Prior to that, he worked for Charles Taylor Consulting and the OIL Group of Companies.
“I’m excited to be working with Brett as we enhance our claims insight and capabilities,” commented Belyea. “Adding an experienced professional like Brett tells our clients that we are committed to providing the advocacy they need to identify, cover and respond to complex risks in an increasingly dynamic environment.”