At the Forefront: Insider industry advice from TD CEO James Russell - Webinar (EST)
Date and Time: April 12, 2022 1 pm - 2 pm EST
As the leader of Canada’s largest direct-to-consumer
insurer, TD Insurance President and CEO James Russell has garnered a unique
perspective for insurance over the course of his career.
Join us for this session as James discusses the path he
took in attaining his current role, sharing his experiences in both the broker
role and direct insurance sides of the business. He will provide his insights on
the challenges other industry leaders currently face in a fireside chat, with
advice on how to navigate industry careers and his point of view on current
trends driving the industry.
He will also explain how, under his leadership, TD is
positioning itself to successfully help Canadians in the future.
In this session James will discuss:
- His education and path to the insurance industry.
His first role in the insurance industry and his first leadership role.
differences between the broker business and direct insurance.
- TDI – what
he's seen since taking the helm and the adjustment he's had to make.
focus as the leader of TDI – what priorities does the company have and what does
he see for the future of the industry? (ESG initiatives, innovation, adapting to
what customers are looking for etc)
- Advice he would give to audience
members as they progress through their careers.
You will not want to miss this insider peek into the
industry, so make sure you register to secure your spot!
President & CEO
About James RussellCE hours : 1 hour (pending)
President and CEO of TD Insurance (TDI), James Russell is responsible for
leading the largest direct-to-consumer insurer of Property & Casualty and
Life & Health Insurance in Canada. With a Bachelor of Mathematics Degree from the University of
Waterloo, and over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, James
joined TD Insurance in 2014, and has since then been a central member of the
Insurance Senior Executive Committee and Fellow in both the Casualty Actuarial
Society and Canadian Institute of Actuaries. James has led the turnaround of the
General Insurance business, has modernized the organization's legacy
infrastructure, has supported TDI's digital marketing expansion, and has led the
roll-out of the insurer's largest and most complex transformational project.
As a long-time proud
supporter of inclusivity and diversity in the workplace, James currently sits as
Chair of the TD Insurance Inclusion and Diversity Council. He is focused on
strengthening TDI's commitment to diverse talent and building a culture where
everyone can have the opportunity to reach their full potential. He is also
actively involved in TD's annual United Way campaign, serving as the High Value
Gift Co-Chair for TD Insurance.
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