Shawn DeSantis   
Navacord Group

Shawn DeSantis, Navacord Group

Shawn DeSantis   

President and CEO
Navacord Group

Shawn is President and CEO of Navacord Corp. With a corporate vision that revolves around Building the Great Canadian Brokerage, Navacord’s success is fueled by bold growth strategies, a commitment to innovation, talent development, and a strong client focus. Shawn has a demonstrated strategic partnership track record—completing a series of both insurance company and broker acquisitions over the last number of years. That success, combined with strong commercial insurance expertise and leadership, has positioned him well to build the Navacord business.

Shawn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Calgary, as well as a Canadian Risk Management designation, and is a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of Canada. His extensive background includes nearly 30 years of international P&C industry experience, holding progressive positions in the areas of underwriting, marketing, sales, finance, and most recently ten years as an Executive Vice President at a global insurer.