FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CapriCMW Insurance Acquires New Office Location in Whitehorse, Yukon
January 13, 2019 – CapriCMW Insurance Services Ltd., one of Western Canada’s leading independent insurance brokerages, announced today its expansion into the Yukon Territory with the acquisition of a new office located at 201 - 9016 Quartz Road in Whitehorse.
As part of this acquisition from Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc., this longstanding office with its experienced team of insurance professionals will begin operating as CapriCMW effective March 2, 2020. It is CapriCMW’s fifteenth location in Canada and its first outside of BC and Ontario.
“We are thrilled to be welcoming Greg and Dayna Woodford and the Whitehorse team to the CapriCMW family,” said Andrew Kemp, President of CapriCMW. “They bring substantial industry and regional expertise that will help us deliver even more value to our clients, employees, industry partners and communities.”
There will be no change to the day-to-day operations of the Whitehorse office. Clients can expect the same direct, personal service from the same dedicated staff. Service will not be disrupted and existing processes will not change.
This development is another step for CapriCMW towards achieving more scale and capabilities, to better serve their clients' insurance and risk management needs nationwide, and further reinforce their position as one of the largest independent insurance brokerages in Western Canada.
CapriCMW is a uniquely independent, locally and employee-owned insurance and risk management company, created through the merger of CMW and Capri Insurance. With decades of experience and specialized expertise, CapriCMW advisors provide custom insurance and risk management solutions to personal and business clients across BC and Canada. With over 400 professionals in offices across Western Canada and Ontario, CapriCMW offers a wide range of professional expertise spanning a multitude of industries, products and services. Visit capricmw.ca for more information.
About the Canadian Broker Network
The Canadian Broker Network is a consortium of leading independent insurance brokerages including CapriCMW Insurance Services, Cal LeGrow Insurance Limited, Firstbrook Cassie and Anderson Ltd., Group Deslauriers, Lawrie Insurance Group Inc., Rogers Insurance Ltd., Smith, Petrie, Carr & Scott Insurance Brokers Limited, Sharp Insurance, and Bullfrog Insurance, the industry’s first digital commercial broker. Together, CBN members represent more than $1 billion in property casualty premiums as well as employee benefits and life and financial services, with over 50 offices across Canada and more than 1,500 employees.
Maturing out of a forum dating back to 2002 originally designed to exchange best practices, CBN today provides a unique alternative for members to grow and innovate their business. CBN’s guiding principles of innovation, collaboration, commitment to growth, and independence ensures that members can deliver the best possible value proposition to their clients, employees, and insurer partners. Visit canadianbrokernetwork.com for more information.
Andrew Kemp, President
CapriCMW Insurance Services Ltd.
T: 604 484 0204