SURREY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 3, 2016) - Guardian Risk Managers Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Lyons as President of Guardian Risk Managers Ltd.

Jamie brings a wealth of insurance and industry knowledge to the organization, having spent the past 13 years with Guy Carpenter & Company in Toronto (part of Marsh & McLennan Companies), most recently as Managing Director and a member of the Canadian Senior management team. He previously held positions in merchant banking with Canadian Corporate Funding Limited, in Investment Banking with CIBC's Mergers & Acquisitions Group in Toronto and in Strategy Consulting with Breakaway Solutions in Boston, MA.

In this role, Jamie will oversee all aspects of the organization and will be responsible for development and oversight of the strategic growth plan for Guardian.

Formed in 2006, Guardian is a leading MGA provider of commercial lines and niche personal lines products, including specialty and high value habitational risks. Guardian currently provides these products to over 500 brokerages across Canada.

Contact Information:

Media Contacts: Guardian Risk Managers Ltd.
David Lyons
Vice-President, Personal Lines