UPDATED ON: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Elizabeth L. DelBianco, B.A., LL.B., MBA,
From The Globe and Mail
Gerald Hooper, chairman of the Board of Directors of Economical Insurance, is pleased to welcome Elizabeth (Betty) DelBianco to the board.
As Economical Insurance prepares to be the first Canadian property and casualty company to demutualize, Ms. DelBianco brings to the board extensive experience in human resources, corporate governance, M&A and securities as chief legal and administrative officer at Celestica Inc.
Ms. DelBianco sits on the National Board of Directors of the Information Technology Association of Canada, and is a member of the Women’s Executive Network’s Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Hall of Fame. She is called to the bar in Ontario and New York.
Economical will leverage Ms. DelBianco’s public company expertise through her membership on the board’s human resources and compensation committee, and the corporate governance committee.
Economical Insurance is one of Canada’s leading property and casualty insurers, with more than $1.8 billion in premiums and more than $4.8 billion in assets. Based in Waterloo, this Canadian-owned and operated company services the insurance needs of more than one million customers through 17 branches and service offices across the country. Economical Insurance conducts business under the following brands: Economical Insurance, Economical, Western General, Economical Select, Perth Insurance, Federation Insurance and Economical Financial.