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head and shoulder shot of Mark Johnstone

[Toronto, ON] Purves Redmond Limited (“PRL”) is pleased to announce that effective March 7, 2022, Mark Johnstone will join PRL as National Risk Management Leader, based in Toronto.

Mark will work with client executives and service teams in the development and execution of risk management strategies and related insurance programs for both existing and prospective clients. Mark’s focus will be across all industry groups on a national scale and he will represent PRL as senior liaison to the risk management community. He will also be active in the identification, recruitment, mentoring and development of talent for PRL.

For the past decade Mark has been the Director, Global Insurance for Barrick Gold Corporation. Barrick Gold is a leading gold and copper producer with operations in North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. Prior to joining Barrick Gold, he spent 14 years at Marsh in their Mining and Power group.

Mark commented, “I’m excited and honoured to join PRL as National Risk Management Leader. Building on PRL’s reputation and remarkable success, I look forward to applying my experience, working with Peter and the team to help our clients succeed in the challenging and evolving marketplace.”

“Mark’s deep knowledge, understanding, and experience in risk management, insurance and claims matters from a client’s perspective, coupled with his strong relationships with the underwriting community, as well as his previous brokering experience will further advance PRL’s leadership in providing a compelling value proposition to large and complex clients.” says Peter Redmond, President & CEO 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