Old Republic Insurance appoint Allen, Chopra to liase with trade
L-R: Laurence Allen, Vena Chopra

Old Republic Insurance appoints Allen, Chopra to liase with trade

HAMILTON, ON — Old Republic Insurance Co. has appointed Laurence Allen as TIPS Travel Insurance Regional Sales Manager, South West and Northern Ontario.

Allen began his career in the insurance business over 20 years ago in B.C. and Alberta.

In his new role Allen will be responsible for overseeing sales as well as nurturing existing relationships and growing new relationships.

“I’m excited to get out and meet our travel agent partners, share my knowledge and help them grow their existing travel insurance book of business,” he said.

Laurence’s extensive background and knowledge of travel insurance “will be a tremendous asset, and he is a perfect fit within our ever growing sales team,” said Sharon Taube Fox, Director Travel Insurance Sales. “We are extremely excited and lucky to have him on board.”

Allen can be reached at 1-866-875-2303 or lallen@gowithtips.com.

The company has also appointed Vena Chopra as TIPS Travel Insurance Regional Sales Manager, Western Canada.

Chopra joins the company with over 20 years of industry experience. After owning her own agency in Vancouver she worked with both Sears Travel and Sell Off Vacations in management roles.

In her role Chopra will be responsible for overseeing sales as well as strengthening existing relationships and developing new relationships.

“I am excited about this new chapter,” says Chopra. “Insurance is such an integral part of the travel sale and something I have always been very passionate about. At Old Republic we are all about customer service, visiting our agents frequently and being sure they understand the product they are selling.”

“With Chopra’s extensive background in the travel industry and first hand knowledge of the business we know she will be a tremendous asset to our loyal agent partners in both BC and Alberta,” says Taube Fox.

Chopra can be reached at 1-888-304-6368 or vchopra@gowithtips.com.