As Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Client Solutions, Laurent is responsible for shaping the vision for Keal’s image and carrying out the strategy, ensuring constant organic business growth.
Prior to joining Keal Laurent was for nine (9) years the CEO Quebec for FCT a Canadian leader in Title Insurance. Prior to that he was National Vice-President, Distribution, ING Wealth Management, responsible for the implementation of a wealth management operation in various P&C brokerages across Canada.
Laurent has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. He began his career as a sales representative for Prudential and quickly became the youngest sales manager ever appointed in Canada. During his tenure at Prudential, Laurent held a variety of senior-level positions. Following the sale of Prudential, Laurent became Regional Vice-President, Eastern Canada, for Zurich Canada before being promoted to Vice-President, Strategic Alliances at Zurich’s head office. Before it was sold to ING (Intact), Laurent also lead the re-introduction of Allianz in the province of Québec.
Laurent has given many conferences and is sought by different media as an expert related to business development and other subjects related to Sales. He is involved in various local charities such at the Foundation of the Women’s Centre of Montreal and La maison de quartier Vimont in Laval. Laurent is also a founding member of WICC Quebec.
Laurent notes that, at Keal, we work collaboratively to serve Canadian Insurance Brokers like no one else – and that it is exhilarating to give our customers great experiences and make a real difference.