Sanjeewa Goonetilleke

Zurich Canada names new AVP of Travel Insurance

TORONTO — Zurich Canada has appointed Sanjeewa Goonetilleke as its new AVP of Travel Insurance.

Based in Toronto, Goonetilleke will be responsible for growing the insurers’ personal leisure travel and business travel accident products, reporting directly to Greg Irvine, Head of Specialty Products.

Goonetilleke brings more than 13 years of travel insurance experience to his new role. Prior to joining Zurich, he spent three years at Manulife as Business Development Manager, and also served as Director of Sales for Eastern and Western Canada with AIG Travel Guard.

“With his experience and deep knowledge of the market, Sanjeewa is well equipped to lead Zurich’s travel insurance business while we continue to strengthen our relationships with key distribution partners across the country,” said Irvine.

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