Appointment Announcement – Leon Punambolam, Industry Leader, Technology, Cowan Insurance Group

CAMBRIDGE, ON – January 4, 2016 – David Black, Vice President Business Development, Ontario of Cowan Insurance Group is pleased to announce that Leon Punambolam has been appointed as the Industry Leader, Technology at Cowan Insurance Group effective Jan. 4, 2016. In this position Mr. Punambolam is accountable for multi-line sales solutions in the technology segment, with responsibility for ensuring the total client experience reflects leading edge, industry tailored programs, customized to meet the unique needs of Cowan current and future clients. This responsibility includes developing and driving the technology segment business plan, strategic growth of the book of business, as well as assisting others to grow Cowan’s overall technology block. 

Leon brings to Cowan a wealth of technology, business development and risk management experience, having spent over 12 years working for a major financial services company and a variety of technology companies. Most recently he was Managing Principal of a consulting firm that focused on assisting small to medium sized technology organizations achieve their goals. He has a solid background in financial management, risk management, sales planning and enablement as well as a thorough understanding of business strategy, process analysis and program management. In addition, he has expertise in partnering with clients in the technology sector to understand their needs in order to develop innovative solutions to meet their goals. 

Leon holds an MBA and is a Canadian Risk Management Associate (CRM). He is a part-time Instructor in the School of Business at Conestoga College, and is the Chairperson for the not-for-profit organization Kidsport™ in Kitchener Waterloo. 

About Cowan Insurance Group
A pre-eminent Canadian owned and operated insurance brokerage and consulting operation, Cowan Insurance Group represents leading national and international insurance companies. Cowan specializes in property, casualty and credit insurance, providing the best value to businesses, organizations and individuals for their insurance and risk management needs. The organization also advises and creates retirement, group benefits, disability management and international benefits programs for employee groups and offers wealth management, financial planning and succession planning services to individuals through its wholly owned financial services subsidiaries. Cowan Insurance Group has over 450 employees and currently operates in 10 locations across Ontario. Cowan subsidiaries include The Williamson Group, Millennium CreditRisk Management, Wentworth Financial Services, and Cowan Financial Solutions. For additional information about Cowan Insurance Group, please refer to www.cowangroup.ca


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