October 21, 2019
ENCON Rebrands as Victor Canada
OTTAWA, ON | October 21, 2019 – ENCON Group Inc., a leading managing general agent in Canada, and a Victor company, today rebrands as Victor Canada. The announcement follows the larger global unification and rebrand of The Schinnerer Group to Victor Insurance Holdings announced in 2018.
Victor Canada works with independent brokers and advisors, and a large pool of A-rated carriers to offer a unique range of products and programs across Canada in professional liability, property, casualty, and group and retiree benefits. Formed over 50 years ago, it has locations in Ottawa, Mississauga, and Edmonton, and more than 250 employees.
“By combining our business under a single brand and leveraging our data, technology and capital capabilities across Victor, we will be even better positioned to offer innovative solutions to agents, brokers, insureds, and carriers,” said David Cook, President of Victor Canada.
Brian Hanuschak, President of Victor North America added: “This is an exciting time for our businesses in North America, and marks an important step in Victor’s future growth as a global MGA/MGU. Operating under a unified, global Victor brand enables us to build upon Victor Canada’s considerable strength in the marketplace through strategic product and digital enhancements.”
Since Victor Insurance Holdings launched in June 2018, the brand has been rolled out in Italy, the Netherlands, UK and Germany. Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc., Victor Canada’s US counterpart, will rebrand later this year.
Victor Insurance Holdings, formerly known as The Schinnerer Group, is the world’s largest managing general underwriter with locations in the US, Canada, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, and Australia. It handles more than $1.6 billion USD in premium on behalf of numerous insurance carriers, through a large network of more than 25,000 active insurance agents and brokers. With deep, specialized underwriting expertise, the company provides a wide range of insurance coverage – from specialty property and casualty and professional liability insurance to group and retiree benefits. Victor Insurance is committed to building on 60-plus years of experience to develop products that address risk in new and evolving areas. For more information, visit www.victorinsurance.com.
Victor Canada, formerly ENCON Group Inc., is a subsidiary of Victor Insurance Holdings and a leading managing general agent in Canada. Victor Canada has a rich history in specialty insurance, and offers a unique range of products and programs distributed through independent brokers and advisors. The company is committed to empowering insurance professionals and their clients through innovation, specialized underwriting expertise, and a nimble, technology-oriented business approach. For more information, visit www.victorinsurance.ca.
Victor Insurance Holdings