PLYMOUTH, Minn. January 5, 2021 /CNW/ – Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions, the brand for Intact Financial Corporation’s (TSX: IFC) U.S. insurance company subsidiaries, announced that Melissa Goto has been appointed to lead its Technology business across North America, reporting to Senior Vice President Jeff Richardson. Goto succeeds Mary Fisk-Bieker, who was recently named as the company’s Head of Enterprise Underwriting.
Said Richardson, “We are thrilled to recognize Melissa’s capabilities through this new leadership opportunity. Her expertise and talents are second-to-none. We look forward to the fresh, innovative approach she brings to this continually evolving customer group.” Added Richardson, “We thank Mary for her ten years successfully serving our Technology business, and wish her all the best in her new role.”
Goto joined Intact in 2019 as its Regional Vice President of Technology Northwest. Her prior experience includes 18 years in specialty underwriting leadership roles of increasing responsibility at leading carriers. She earned her Bachelor of Science and Masters in Business Administration degrees from Pacific Lutheran University, and serves on the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Seattle Chapter Board of Directors.
Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions’ underwriting companies offer a broad range of specialty insurance products through independent agencies, regional and national brokers, wholesalers and managing general agencies throughout North America. Each business is managed by an experienced team of specialty insurance professionals focused on a specific customer group or industry segment, and providing distinct products and tailored coverages and services. For information about products and services visit intactspecialty.com (U.S.) and intactspecialty.ca (Canada).
About Intact Financial Corporation
Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) is the largest provider of property and casualty (P&C) insurance in Canada and a leading provider of specialty insurance in North America, with over CAD$11 billion in total annual premiums. The Company has approximately 16,000 employees who serve more than five million personal, business and public sector clients through offices in Canada and the U.S.
In Canada, Intact distributes insurance under the Intact Insurance brand through a wide network of brokers, including its wholly-owned subsidiary BrokerLink, and directly to consumers through belairdirect. Frank Cowan Company, a leading MGA, distributes public entity insurance programs including risk and claims management services in Canada.
In the U.S., Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions provides a range of specialty insurance products and services through independent agencies, regional and national brokers, and wholesalers and managing general agencies. Products are underwritten by the insurance company subsidiaries of Intact Insurance Group USA, LLC.