Acera Insurance Announces Appointment of Lana Wood to Board of Directors
Acera Insurance, one of Canada’s largest independent insurance brokerages, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lana Wood to its board of directors effective April 5, 2023.
Lana brings a wealth of valuable experience and expertise as a highly respected leader in the Canadian insurance industry over the past 35 years. Most recently, she served as Executive Vice President at Northbridge Insurance where she led the integration of three companies in Western Canada. Currently, she is a board member for Fortress Insurance Company and Acadia University.
“We are thrilled to welcome Lana Wood,” said Andrew Kemp, President and Chairman of the Board at Acera Insurance. “Her impressive history of success delivering results and driving growth at national and global insurance companies and brokerages will be invaluable as we continue expanding our offerings and presence across Canada. We are confident that Lana will play a key role in helping us continue bringing sustainable, long-term value to our clients, employees and local communities.”
As an independent director, Lana will work closely with other board members and the executive leadership team to provide guidance on the company’s strategic direction and position it for ongoing growth and success into the future.
“I am very proud and honoured to be joining the board at Acera Insurance,” said Lana Wood. “I look forward to working with the team to further the company’s vision as a leading national insurance brokerage while remaining independent and employee-controlled.”
About Acera Insurance
Acera Insurance is one of the largest independent, employee-controlled brokerages in Canada. With 1,000 employees in over 60 offices across Canada, $1 billion in gross written premium and over 350 employee owners, Acera Insurance provides custom insurance and risk management solutions to personal and commercial clients nationwide, including comprehensive employee benefits capabilities. Formed through the merger of 15 award-winning firms, we combine our strength and stability to bring greater value, expertise and resources to individuals, families and businesses across the country.