Toronto, Ontario -- January 13, 2014 -- Karen Gavan, president and CEO of Economical Insurance, has announced the appointment of Tom Reikman as senior vice-president and chief operating officer (COO) effective January 20, 2014. As COO, Reikman will report directly to the president and CEO.
â€œTom brings to Economical more than 20 yearsâ€™ experience in senior leadership as well as significant breadth and depth of expertise in the property and casualty industry, including commercial, personal and group underwriting, marketing, and broker relationships,â€ says Gavan. â€œHe is returning to Economical where he held senior leadership roles between 1995 and 2006.â€
Most recently, Reikman has held various executive roles with Aviva Canada including senior vice-president, Ontario region; senior vice-president, Pilot Insurance Company and Scottish and York Insurance Company; and senior vice-president, national marketing.