David Black, Appointment Announcement – VP Business Development Ontario, Cowan Insurance Group

CAMBRIDGE, ON – March 6, 2015 - Heather McLachlin, President of Cowan Insurance Group is pleased to announce that David Black has been promoted to the role of VP, Business Development Ontario effective March 2, 2015. In this position, David is accountable for leading the continued growth, overall strategy and development of Cowan’s Ontario branch distribution network.  In addition, Cowan’s Industry Leaders in Manufacturing, Technology and Transportation will report directly to David.  He will also be responsible for driving the alignment between sales and corporate marketing to support multi-lines sales across all lines of business and operations within Cowan Insurance Group.       

David’s varied skill set includes over 20 years’ experience in property and casualty insurance, and 12 years as an underwriter with a focus on traditional manufacturing, information and network technology, and the life sciences segments. He also possesses specialized knowledge in global property and liability programs, including admitted local placements and overall risk management programs crafted to meet client needs.

David is a graduate of the University of Windsor with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce. He also holds his Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) and Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario (RIBO) designations.

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 subsidiary. Cowan Insurance Group has over 430 employees and currently operates in ten locations across Ontario.  Cowan subsidiary companies include The Williamson Group, Wentworth Financial Services, Cowan Financial Solutions and Millennium CreditRisk Management. For additional information about Cowan Insurance Group, please refer to www.cowangroup.ca

Contact Information:
Lynne Short
Director, Communications and Community Relations
Princeton Holdings Limited
519-650-6365 ext.31608 or lynne.short@princetonholdings.com