RSA Canada Appoints First SVP and Chief Underwriting Officer

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
RSA Canada announces the appointment of Steve Cohen as Chief Underwriting Officer.

TORONTO, ON, October 2017 – RSA is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Cohen to the newly created role of Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer.

The SVP and Chief Underwriting Officer role was created to build upon the progress RSA has made in advancing core underwriting and pricing capabilities over the last few years.  Steve will be joining RSA during the first quarter of 2018 and will be responsible for head office underwriting, pricing and reinsurance across both Personal and Commercial Insurance portfolios.  Reporting directly to RSA’s President & CEO Martin Thompson, Steve will also be responsible for enhancing RSA’s capabilities in data, analytics and growth.  

 “We are thrilled to welcome Steve to RSA. Steve’s extensive experience in the insurance industry will help us further embed best in class capabilities in underwriting and pricing” says RSA President & CEO Martin Thompson.

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About RSA

With a 300 year heritage, RSA is one of the world’s leading multinational quoted insurance groups. Focusing on general insurance, RSA's core markets are the UK and Ireland, Scandinavia and Canada with the capability to write business across the globe. We have around 13,500 employees across the core business and, in 2015, our net written premiums were £6.8 billion.


About RSA Canada

RSA Canada includes Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada (, The Johnson Corporation and its affiliates (, RSA Travel Insurance Inc. ( which operates as RSA Travel Insurance Agency in British Columbia, Canadian Northern Shield Insurance Company (, Western Assurance Company (, Ascentus Insurance Ltd., and Quebec Assurance Company.

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