Company Name:Western Financial Group Inc.    
Nature of Business:Property and casualty and life insurance broker network offering home, farm, automobile, business and specialty insurance to customers in western Canada. Also offers travel insurance, pet insurance, title insurance and deposit services.
NAICS Industry Class:
Domestic Banks (522111)
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages (52421)
Address:1010-24 Street SE
High River, AB  T1V 2A7
Toll Free:866-843-9378
Other Location(s):Approximately 160 affiliated insurance brokerage offices in western Canada.
Head Office:In Canada

Ownership Class:Privately-held subsidiary corporation, 100% owned
Employee Count:1,800 (2015)
Fiscal Year:Dec 31

Paul H.E. Taylor President & CEO
Kenny Nicholls CFO & Chief Risk Officer
Rod Cunniam COO, Direct Distribution & Interim President, Western Financial Insurance Company
Grant Ostir President & COO, Group Insurance Solutions & Western Life Assurance

Related Companies:
Desjardins Financial Corporation Inc., which is a member company of Mouvement des caisses Desjardins, Québec QC, Parent

Company Notes:In October 2009 the Company, which had held a minority interest in Hayhurst Elias Dudek Inc. (known as HED Insurance and Risk Services), acquired a full 100% interest. In a two-stage transaction in April 2011 and July 2011, Desjardins Financial Corporation Inc. acquired all common shares of the Company, which at the time was publicly-traded.

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