UPDATED ON: Thursday, February 26, 2009
The Economical Insurance Group:
Colin Smith, B.Math,
Vice-President and Chief Information Officer
From The Globe and Mail
Noel Walpole, President and CEO of The Economical Insurance Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Colin Smith, B.Math, to the position of Vice-President and Chief Information Officer. With over 17 years of executive experience, Colin brings a wealth of skill in business planning, project management, operations and information technology. Previously, Colin was the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer with Insurance Search Bureau of Canada (ISB). Prior to this, Colin was the Vice-President, Claims Path Operations for Castek Software, accountable for delivering insurance business processing solutions. Colin was also a Founder and Vice-President, Product Development for Vital Innovations.
The Economical Insurance Group is one of the largest property and casualty insurers in Canada with more than $1.9 billion in annual premium volume and $4.3 billion in assets. Based in Waterloo, Ontario, this Canadian-owned and operated company services customers’ needs through branches and service offices across Canada and in the United States.