Players Health Growth Trajectory Expands With Canadian MGA
MINNEAPOLIS (July 12, 2022) – Players Health today announced the launch of its Canadian Managing General Agent (MGA) with underwriting capacity from Aviva Canada. This endeavor marks the latest international growth milestone for the innovative sports platform focused on risk management and insurance capabilities in the rapidly expanding world of youth sports and fitness.
The Players Health MGA and its relationship with Aviva will enable Players Health to further develop its resources and fulfill its mission to empower Canadian youth and amateur athletes to safely play the sports they love.
“We are proud to be able to work with Aviva to extend our mission of creating safer environments in organized sports in Canada,” said Founder and CEO Tyrre Burks. “With this continued investment, we are able to offer crucial services to even more organizations across the continent, making games safer and financially accessible to more athletes.”
Players Health MGA has named Maria Cal as Head of MGA, Canada. She, along with Kevin Shearer, President of Canadian Operations, and Tanja Link, Head of Business Development, will provide select brokers with access to comprehensive risk management services, tools, and underwriting capacity on a broad range of amateur sports and fitness risks and access to a user-friendly, market leading portal to digitally place their smaller accounts.
“We have listened to our broker partners and carefully considered the market pain points regarding the need for increasingly innovative risk management solutions along with underwriting capacity. This launch now brings our full suite of risk management capabilities to Canada along with key capacity partner in Aviva. ,” said Naveen Anand, Group President at Players Health.
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