Plymouth, Minn., May 5, 2021 — Lee Barther has joined International Bond & Marine Brokerage, Ltd. (“IB&M”), a market-leading brokerage providing risk management solutions to the international trade industry, as Vice President of Operations. IB&M was acquired by Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions, a brand of Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC), in September 2020. In this role, Barther will report to James Reiss, President of IB&M.
Said Reiss, “We’re thrilled to welcome Lee to the IB&M team. He’s an industry leader with deep insurance expertise which, combined with his proven operational leadership, enhances our ability to deliver superior services to our customers. I look forward to working closely with him.”
Barther brings more than 30 years of industry and senior leadership experience to his role, most recently serving as Co-President and Chief Claims Executive at a leading U.S. customs bond MGA. Barther will be based out of IB&M’s Hoboken, NJ office and may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As cybercrimes increase worldwide, many small businesses are unprepared to deal with any form of cyberattack. Every year, over 43% of online attacks are on small businesses and only 7% of those businesses are capable of defending or mitigating the cyber threat, according to a security survey carried out by Accenture, a professional services company.
The above is an excerpt from the latest article published by Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America titled “4 Ways Independent Agents Can Be Trusted Advisors on Cyber Insurance”.
David Chavez, solutions product manager, information technology at Intact Technology was quoted in the article that provides ways for agents to add value to a client relationship when selling a cyber policy.
You can read David’s quote and the complete article here.
The 2021 scholarship due date is one week away! Eligibility includes high school seniors, as well as all undergraduates/students, up to age 25. Eight of the $3,000 awards will be available to children and/or grandchildren of Intact employees, while the remaining eight will be awarded to our producers’ children and/or grandchildren. The scholarships are for undergraduate study only.