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Nigel Branker, CEO, Securian Canada, appointed to CAFII Board of Directors

February 23, 2023 – TORONTO – The Canadian Association for Financial Institutions in Insurance (CAFII), announced that Nigel Branker, Chief Executive Officer of Securian Canada, has been unanimously appointed as a member of the Board of Directors, effective February 14, 2023.

As Chief Executive Officer of Securian Canada, Nigel is an innovative and progressive leader and a frontier in transforming emerging societal issues impacting businesses nationwide, including diversity, inclusion and mental health in the workplace. Nigel was nominated, and with a unanimous vote from CAFII’s 14 members including the insurance arms of Canada’s major financial institutions, his appointment was confirmed.

“It is an honour to join the CAFII Board of Directors and collaborate alongside a team of industry experts committed to expediting the need for inclusive change amongst the insurance landscape,” said Nigel Branker, Chief Executive Officer, Securian Canada. “At Securian Canada, we strive to become a business that’s fresh, agile and innovative – all values I carry with me in this role, to sustain and fuel the Canadian insurance market.”

The Canadian Association of Financial Institutions in Insurance is a not-for-profit industry Association dedicated to the development of an open and flexible insurance marketplace. CAFII believes that consumers are best served when they have meaningful choice in the purchase of insurance products and services.

About Securian Canada

We’re here for all Canadians and their families — however they define family. Everything we do helps build secure tomorrows, including our life-ready insurance and protection solutions designed to help provide financial security.

For over 65 years, we’ve been providing protection to Canadians and their families, giving Canadians the confidence to face life’s uncertainties. Today, Securian Canada brings together strong local roots and expertise, a North American footprint, and a global perspective — all while innovating at the speed the markets we serve expect.

Together with our U.S. parent company — Securian Financial — we offer insurance solutions and build them with genuine care, providing specialized experiences to those we serve.

Securian Canada is the brand name used by Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company and Canadian Premier General Insurance Company to do business in Canada. Policies are underwritten by Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company and/or Canadian Premier General Insurance Company. Securian Financial is the marketing name for Securian Financial Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries. Insurance products are issued by subsidiary insurance companies.

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