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August 2018

Rissa Revin appointed as Chief Executive Officer

Rissa Revin appointed as Chief Executive Officer

Philipp Wassenberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Munich Reinsurance Company of Canada and Temple Insurance Company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rissa Revin to Chief Executive Officer of DAS Legal Protection Inc., effective September 1, 2018.
 
Rissa joined Munich Re and Temple in 2014, and served as Senior Vice President, Claims, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for both companies. She was also Chief Compliance Officer, and worked extensively with the companies’ Boards of Directors. Rissa has over 27 years’ experience in the legal, insurance and banking industries, and has held executive positions with a number of multinational and Canadian insurance companies with a focus on the specialty markets.
 
Following the recent amalgamation of DAS Canada and Temple, Rissa will lead DAS Legal Protection Inc., a Managing General Agent, with responsibility for sales and distribution, marketing, underwriting, administration and claims management. She will continue to work closely with her former colleagues at Temple, as it becomes the new risk carrier for DAS business in Canada, with the continued mission to grow and lead the Canadian Legal Expense Insurance market.
 
Rissa will succeed Barbara Haynes, who will retire from DAS Canada after serving more than eight successful years as the founding President and CEO.


Munich Reinsurance Company of Canada is Canada’s leading non-life reinsurer with offices in Toronto and Vancouver. Temple Insurance Company, a member of the Munich Re Group, underwrites with a focus on large industrial and commercial business, providing quality capacity and engineering services for accounts requiring dedicated placements for Property, Casualty, Construction and Oil & Gas. Temple Insurance also underwrites with a focus on niche and segmented products and programs. Our clients are managing general agents, managing general underwriters, and program administrators that provide the Canadian marketplace with unique products enriched by expert underwriting, superior business knowledge and responsive service.

About DAS Legal Protection Inc.
DAS is the Canadian market leader and managing general agent specializing exclusively in Legal Expense Insurance. Working with brokers and corporate partners, we create access to justice solutions so Canadian individuals, families, and business owners can exercise their rights, preserve their budget, and be confident when facing an unforeseen legal event. DAS Legal Expense Insurance policies are underwritten by Temple Insurance Company, and both companies are members of Munich Re (Group).




 
Posted: 8/24/2018 3:22:06 PM by Lucie Morillon


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