TORONTO, December 4, 2018 – BrokerLink is expanding its footprint in Southern Ontario with the latest addition of Burrows Insurance Group Inc. into its family.
Burrows Insurance Group Inc. is located in Peterborough, and Oshawa, Ontario. The company’s president Bill Burrows said BrokerLink’s reputation was an important part of its decision to join.
“We’ve worked hard to build a positive reputation with our customers and the Oshawa and Peterborough communities,” said Burrows. “It was important to become part of an organization that would keep this reputation alive. We knew this would happen with BrokerLink — the team has, and continues to build positive connections with customers and local communities.”
Joe D’Annunzio, BrokerLink president, says growing within a community is a responsibility it takes seriously.
“When we grow within a region, we think about how we’ll give back to the local community, understand the customer’s needs, and also, work with the brokerage joining us to understand how they operate,” he explained. “Joining a new organization is a change. By taking these steps, it’s our way to ease the transition. We’re pleased to welcome, and partner with the communities, customers, and employees of Burrows Insurance Group Inc..”
Established in 1991, the BrokerLink companies, which include Canada BrokerLink Inc., Canada BrokerLink (Ontario) Inc. and Macdonald Chisholm Incorporated, together constitute one of the largest Canadian property and casualty insurance brokerage operations with over 135 offices supported by more than 1,800 employees across Ontario, Alberta and Atlantic Canada. The BrokerLink companies are subsidiaries of Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC).
Burrows Insurance Group Inc. has offices in Peterborough and Oshawa, Ontario. The family-owned business has provided personal and commercial insurance solutions to customers for over eight years.
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