Aviva named the Canadian Insurance Carrier of the Year 2017

July 17, 2017 (Toronto, ON) - Aviva Canada is pleased to have been named the Canadian Insurance Carrier of the Year 2017 by Insurance Nexus at the Insurance Analytics Canada Summit. The award acknowledges the insurance company that has made the biggest advances in implementing analytics within their business.

“I am extremely proud of this award as it recognizes the progress our company as a whole is making in analytics and predictive modeling in the best interest of our customers,” said Greg Somerville, President and Chief Executive Officer at Aviva Canada.

“Customers want simplified transactions and service, especially when they have experienced a loss. New technologies and the availability of data are changing insurance in a fundamental way - that is why we are investing in data-driven technology. We understand that analytics are key to our future success in how we better understand and serve customers,” continued Somerville.

“From self-driving cars to automated assistants, artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly evolving and finding its way into surprising daily use cases, fundamentally transforming our world. It’s disrupting and improving organizations across all industries, and now it’s headed for insurance,” said Phil Gibson, Chief Underwriting Officer at Aviva Canada. “Our mandate is to disrupt the insurance industry to respond to evolving customer needs.”

Notes to the editor

The Insurance Nexus Canadian Awards ran as a part of the Insurance Analytics Canada Summit on June 28-29 at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Center Hotel.
This Summit attracted over 300 attendees. The ceremony celebrated the innovative Canadian insurance industry and the glowing achievements being made across the country.

For more information:
Priscilla Wong
Public Relations Specialist
Aviva Canada Inc.
Desk: 365 873 6780
Mobile: 647 208 7523

About Aviva Canada

Aviva Canada Inc. is one of the leading property and casualty insurance groups in the country providing home, automobile, leisure/lifestyle and business insurance to 2.9 million customers. A wholly-owned subsidiary of UK-based Aviva plc, the company has more than 4,000 employees focused on creating a bright and sustainable future for their customers and communities.

Aviva Canada invests in positive change through the Aviva Community Fund, Canada’s longest running online community funding competition. Since its inception in 2009, the Aviva Community Fund has awarded $7.5 million to over 250 charities and community groups nationwide. Aviva Canada, bringing over 300 years of good thinking and insurance solutions to Canadians from coast-to-coast.

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