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James Reiss Appointed President of International Bond & Marine Brokerage

Intact Insurance MGA announces executive leadership appointment

Plymouth, Minn. November 9, 2020 -- James Reiss has been appointed President of International Bond & Marine Brokerage, Ltd. ("IB&M"), a market-leading brokerage providing risk management solutions to the international trade industry, which was recently acquired by Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions, a brand of Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC). Reiss will now report to Peter Weightman, Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, Specialty Solutions, North America.

Said Weightman, “We’re thrilled to have welcomed IB&M into the Intact family in September and we’re very pleased to see James assume the leadership of IB&M’s operations. With his solid financial background and leadership skills, he is well suited to continue to build upon IB&M’s market-leading expertise and reputation. I look forward to working closely with him moving forward.”

Reiss brings more than 15 years of experience to his role as President, including 10 years at IB&M. Most recently he served as the company’s Controller and Vice President of Finance, and previously led the IB&M marine and sales operations. He received a degree in Finance from William Paterson University.

About Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions: Throughout the United States, Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions’ underwriting companies offer a broad range of specialty insurance products through independent agencies, regional and national brokers, wholesalers and managing general agencies. Each business is managed by an experienced team of specialty insurance professionals focused on a specific customer group or industry segment, and providing distinct products and tailored coverages and services. Targeted solutions include group accident and health; commercial and contract surety; entertainment; environmental; excess property; financial institutions; financial services; inland marine; management liability; ocean marine; public entities; technology; and tuition refund. For further information about U.S. products and services visit:

Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions is the marketing brand for the insurance company subsidiaries of Intact Insurance Group USA LLC, a member of Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC), the largest provider of property and casualty insurance in Canada and a leading specialty insurance carrier in North America. The insurance company subsidiaries of Intact Insurance Group USA LLC include Atlantic Specialty Insurance Company, a New York insurer, Homeland Insurance Company of New York, a New York insurer, Homeland Insurance Company of Delaware, a Delaware insurer, OBI America Insurance Company, a Pennsylvania insurer, OBI National Insurance Company, a Pennsylvania insurer, and The Guarantee Company of North America USA, a Michigan insurer. Each of these insurers maintains its principal place of business at 605 Highway 169 N, Plymouth, MN 55441, except The Guarantee Company of North America USA, which is located at One Towne Square, Southfield, MI 48076. For information about Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions products and services available in Canada, visit: and for information about Intact Financial Corporation, visit: