TORONTO — Phil Hibbert has been appointed CEO of Allianz Global Assistance Canada, effective immediately.
Hibbert has held key leadership roles within Allianz Global Assistance since 2012, most recently as CEO of Allianz Global Assistance New Zealand, Singapore and Malaysia.
In his new role as CEO of Allianz Global Assistance Canada he will focus on driving growth with existing and new partners in the company’s strategic distribution channels of travel agencies, brokers and financial institutions. He will also lead the company’s continued expansion as a medical assistance and cost containment provider of choice for Canadian and international insurers, and guide the Canadian operations in completing all integration activities related to the January 2015 merger with TIC Travel Insurance Coordinators.
“I’m delighted to be joining Allianz Global Assistance Canada as its new CEO,” said Hibbert. “The Canadian operations has made the most of its recent merger, realizing incredible growth during its evolution into a leading provider of comprehensive travel insurance and high-touch assistance services, spanning all distribution channels. I am excited to lead the Canadian team in continuing to build on this momentum, while finding new and innovative ways to leverage technology and improve service for our partners and customers.”