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John McGovern head and shoulder shot[Toronto, ON] Purves Redmond Limited (“PRL”) is pleased to announce that effective May 17th, 2021, John McGovern will join PRL as the Eastern Canada Practice Leader, Financial & Executive Specialty Products Unit (“FINEX”). John will lead the execution of PRL’s FINEX brokering execution, and on-going account management and oversight. FINEX encompasses PRL’s Financial Lines Business and Specialty Products, notably Management Liability, Professional Liability, Cyber and Privacy risks, and M&A Transactional Insurance for Commercial and Financial Institution clients.

John brings to PRL nearly 25 years of insurance and risk management experience, most recently as Senior Vice President, Financial Services Group with a global brokerage. He previously held Financial Lines management and leadership positions at global insurance companies.

John holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Guelph and is a licensed insurance broker. John also holds the Chartered Insurance Professional designation.

John commented, “I am thrilled to be joining a Canadian employee-owned firm that is as dynamic and professional as PRL. I look forward to growing the business through providing best in class risk management solutions to PRL’s clients.”

“John will be a wonderful addition to an already strong FINEX team. John’s direct experience the past 11 years as a financial lines broker and previous 12 years in financial lines underwriting management roles will add further depth to a well experienced and dynamic FINEX team” says Chris Mutcheson, National Leader for FINEX at PRL.

About Purves Redmond Limited (“PRL”)

PRL is an innovative and entrepreneurial employee-owned insurance brokerage firm. Founded in Toronto in 1959, PRL has grown to include offices in Vancouver, Montreal and Sudbury, and our clients include many of Canada’s leading companies and families. Our services include insurance brokerage, risk management advisory and employee benefits consulting. We are committed to providing clients with expertise and service excellence.

For further information please contact:
Adrian Vanelli, Chief Operating Officer
T: 416.644.4035