November 21, 2023

Équité Association Announces Paul Johnstone as the New Chair of the Board of Directors

TORONTO – November 21, 2023 – Paul Johnstone, President, Chubb Insurance Company of Canada, has been appointed the new Chair of the Board of Directors at Équité Association. Mr. Johnstone has been a Director of the Board at Équité since June 2022, and succeeds outgoing Board Chair, Jason Storah, who was recently appointed CEO, UK & Ireland General Insurance at Aviva.      

Mr. Johnstone has over 30 years of insurance experience, with an extensive background in underwriting, marketing and strategic distribution expansion across key client segments and product groups. Mr. Johnstone joined Chubb Insurance Company of Canada in 1994 as an associate in Commercial Insurance and has held pivotal roles spanning both the reinsurance and P&C sectors. Mr. Johnstone was appointed President, Chubb Insurance Company of Canada in June 2022.

“On behalf of Équité Association, I am delighted to welcome Paul Johnstone to the position of Board Chair,” said Terri O’Brien, President and Chief Executive Officer of Équité Association. “Paul’s deep industry experience and leadership will accelerate Équité’s mission, as we continue to provide our members with innovative services to combat insurance crime. I would also like to extend my thanks and appreciation to Jason Storah for his industry leadership during his tenure.”

“With the alarming increase in insurance crimes across Canada, Canadians are concerned,” said Mr. Johnstone. “Équité Association is at the forefront of combatting this crime, working closely with our members, government, and colleagues in law enforcement. I look forward to taking on this new position and continuing to support Équité, as it works to help make our communities safer by detecting and preventing insurance crime.”


About Équité Association

Équité Association is a not-for-profit, national organization, supporting Canadian property and casualty (P&C) insurers. Équité combats the insurance crime problem that exploits vulnerable Canadians through advanced analytics, intelligence best practices, and coordinated investigations. Delivering improved service and fraud analytics for vehicle, property, and cargo recovery to its members, Équité collaborates with law enforcement, partners and industry organizations to protect Canadians against exploitation.

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