SURREY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 29, 2016) - Guardian Risk Managers Ltd. is pleased to announce that Gary Horga has been appointed as Vice President, Business Development.

Gary brings a wealth of insurance knowledge to the organization having spent the past 40 years working in various leadership roles in the insurance industry. Gary most recently held the position of Branch Manager with Economical Insurance Group where he managed overall operations, business development and the broker distribution channel in British Columbia.

In this position, Gary will be accountable for implementing the strategic plan and growth initiatives for Canada and will be a key member of the senior leadership team at Guardian.

Effective February 1, 2016 Guardian Risk Managers and Chutter Personal Lines Underwriting Services (CPLUS) are merging into one new organization. The combined new Managing General Agency (MGA) will be Guardian Risk Managers Ltd, with headquarters located at 212 - 15252 32 Ave, Surrey, BC.

The combined teams will continue to offer the same Guardian and CPLUS insurance products and customer service that brokers currently have access to. In addition, the combined strength of these two MGA's will result in new and enhanced insurance products, territories and services providing greater value to insurance brokers and their clients.

Guardian is a leading MGA provider of niche commercial lines and personal lines products. Formed in 2006, it has become a market leader in commercial lines, E&O, D&O and high value habitational risks. Guardian provides these products to over 500 brokerages across Canada.

Contact Information:

Media Contact:
Guardian Risk Managers Ltd.
David Lyons, Vice President, Personal Lines
Phone: 604.522.8870