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“Canal Insurance Company Appoints Paul Brocklebank As Chairman Of Board Of Directors”

Canal Insurance Company proudly announces the appointment of Paul Brocklebank as the new chairman of its board of directors, effective March 7, succeeding former chairman Lanse Crane.

Paul Brocklebank, who joined Canal in 2010 and assumed the roles of president and CEO in 2017, brings a wealth of experience to his new position. With a background that includes notable stints at Royal Sun Alliance and United National Group, Brocklebank is poised to steer Canal towards continued success.

In his capacity as chairman, Brocklebank will play a pivotal role in shaping Canal’s strategic vision and enhancing its governance practices. Importantly, he will maintain his current responsibilities as the company’s president and CEO, ensuring continuity and a seamless transition.

Specializing in insurance solutions for commercial trucking and specialty transportation, Canal boasts an impressive 80-year legacy. Its offerings span auto liability, truckers general liability, cargo coverages, and physical damage, catering to both general agents and the commercial transportation sector.

Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Canal Insurance Company stands as a pillar of reliability and expertise in the insurance industry.

Joining Brocklebank on the esteemed board of directors are distinguished individuals with diverse backgrounds and expertise:

  • Nancy Lyon Callahan: A seasoned global strategy and technology executive.
  • Nora Crouch: A former Fortune 500 financial services executive.
  • Ann Pelham Culham: Previously a prominent figure in the media industry as the publisher of Legal Times.
  • Patrick J Mullen: Director of strategic capital partnerships at Arctaris Impact Investors.
  • Charles M Timmons Jr: A veteran of Canal Insurance, having served in various capacities from 1972 to 2009.
  • Gregory Vezzosi: A retired industry professional with extensive experience at renowned firms such as CNA, St Paul Travelers, and Chubb.

With this dynamic leadership team in place, Canal Insurance Company is poised for continued growth and innovation in the ever-evolving landscape of insurance services.

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