Edmonton-headquartered Peace Hills General Insurance has announced that it has appointed a new president & CEO.
Kathy Boychuk (left) will take up the role in March 2017, the company announced in a release yesterday.
Boychuk has spent 24 years working for Peace Hills – which has over 200 staff and offices in Calgary, Vancouver, Winnipeg, and Prince George – where she has served as chief financial officer for the last eight years.
She will work closely with current president & CEO Diane Brickne to ensure a smooth transition into her new role.
Boychuk’s familiarity with Peace Hills’ culture is something that was very important to brokers, staff and the board of directors, the company said in a statement.
Of her new role, Boychuk said she looks forward to continuing to build on key relationships, as well as developing new ones, as she leads the company into the future.
Speaking of the move, outgoing Brickner said: “I am very excited to see what the future brings with Kathy at the helm of the company and I think the Board of Directors made a great choice.
“As has always been the case, our unique culture is something that we champion and something we are sure Kathy understands and believes in,” she added.
Peace Hills General Insurance Company was started in 1982 and is owned by Samson Cree Nation.
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