ALIGNMENT Matters 19

Ownership Matters…

ALIGNMENT Matters issue 19 [BREAKING NEWS]  Since day one ALIGNED has been committed to giving our clients “MORE” than the typical insurance brokerage through some or all of our 18 points of differentiation. As part of that commitment, I’m thrilled to share that effective immediately each and every full-time ALIGNED employee is now an owner in ALIGNED Insurance Inc. Our revolutionary Shareholder Plan ensures that every full-time employee from assistants to officers are owners!

We’ve made this unprecedented decision because we know that everyone having ‘skin in the game’ helps us deliver the best possible client experience! I’m also confident that our unique plan will continue to help us attract and retain the best & most passionate talent as we continue to our pursue our goal of becoming the largest private, 100% Canadian owned & operated brokerage in the country!

Please feel free to contact me directly if you’d like to learn more…

As always, please also see the below for more information about insurance matters, like “What Does Claims Made Mean?” etc. and what else is happening at ALIGNED!


Andrew Clark, MBA, CAIB, RF, FCIP, RPLU
President & CEO
ALIGNED Insurance Inc.

p.s. [more value] Not happy with your current insurance broker and/or the lack of value they deliver? Contact us to learn more about the different experience ALIGNED delivers and how to get more today!

As always, we’re sharing some information about important business insurance matters. Below are some of our most-read insurance insights:

  1. Total Insurable Value – what it does & doesn’t include
  2. Backdated Liability Insurance – what could it cover?
  3. Claims Made Insurance – vs. per occurence
  4. [long read] Construction Insurance – pros & cons of OCIP

Our experts are here to help you – learn how in ALIGNMENT Matters issue 18 below.


Andrew Clark, MBA, CAIB, RF, FCIP, RPLU
President & CEO
ALIGNED Insurance Inc.

p.s. [news] just a reminder that the Ontario Winter Tire Discount on insurance remains in effect and applicable to business/commercial vehicles.  Contact an ALIGNED Advocate to claims yours today!

ALIGNMENT Matters issue 19

  • [insurance leaders] We’re thrilled to congratulate our very own AVP Darcy Franko-Felice on her recent board appointment. As a Local Chapter Vice President / Chairman for a group that connects insurance educators in more than 53 affiliated Canadian, U.S. chapters, Darcyis… READ MORE
  • [top 2016 insight] WHAT DOES CLAIMS MADE MEAN? Whether your coverage is claims made insurance vs. per occurrence insurance determines:
    > Whether or not your policy will respond to a claim
    > What your company’s responsibilities will be in the event of a claim
    > How much your premiums will cost, both now and in future renewal periods
    Understanding the basics and working with an ALIGNED advocate will help ensure you have the coverage your business needs most…LEARN MORE
  • [2017 savings] GOT WINTER TIRES? GET YOUR 2017 INSURANCE DISCOUNT NOW!  Preparing your corporate cars, autos and fleet for snow and ice is important. The Ontario winter tire discount began on January 1, 2016 adds up to increased safety & savings… READ MORE
  • [good causes] BECAUSE IT’S OUR RESPONSIBILITY TO HELP OTHERSGiving is just 1 of 18+ reasons we’re recognized by clients & our industry peers alike as a different breed of brokerage. We’re particularly proud of ourCorporate Social Responsibility program…READ MORE
We’re ALIGNED Across Canada   100% Canadian owned, ALIGNED is a premiere insurance brokerage that serves small, medium and large organizations. ALIGNED’s offices in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver are supported by a national operations centre in Cambridge, Ontario. As one of Canada’s fastest growing insurance brokerages, we invite you to learn more about us and connect @ALIGNEDonRisk, on Facebook or LinkedIn.

© 2017 ALIGNED Insurance. All rights reserved. ALIGNMENT Matters issue 19 is a publication of ALIGNED Insurance.

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