Allianz Global Assistance welcomes Roger Marcelo as Vice President,
Business Development, Broker Channel

Cambridge ON, March 23, 2023 – 
Allianz Global Assistance Canada has recently welcomed Roger Marcelo as its new Vice President, Business Development. Marcelo joined the leading travel insurance and assistance company this month and will be focusing on the business’ broker channel.

The new VP is marking 30 years in the insurance industry this year, where he has held a variety of impactful management roles. Most recently, Marcelo was a Regional Sales Director at Intact Financial Corporation.

“I am pleased to have a seasoned business development executive of Roger’s caliber join the Allianz team,” said Lucy Hathaway, Chief Sales Officer. “He joins us at a time of tremendous growth and abundance in the travel insurance industry. We’re thrilled to have Roger’s vast experience in positively managing broker relationships. His ability to build effective relationships and create new business opportunities will be a tremendous asset to both Allianz and our business partners.”

Marcelo is an enthusiastic leader who has a clear passion for building relationships and talent within the industry, which has included teaching CIP classes for over five years with the Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta.

“I am excited to join the best business development team in the travel insurance industry,” said Marcelo. “I look forward to hitting the ground running and supporting Allianz’s partners and their valued customers with our industry-leading products and services.”

Marcelo will manage Allianz’ broker sales team and work closely with the company’s broker partners across Canada. 

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About Allianz Global Assistance (Canada)
For over 30 years, Allianz Global Assistance has supported travelling Canadians and visitors when they need it most with value-added travel insurance and assistance services. We bring our passion for assisting people to life every day through our partnerships with some of the best-known brands in the travel and financial services markets. Allianz Global Assistance is a specialist brand of Allianz Partners and is a registered business name of AZGA Service Canada Inc. and AZGA Insurance Agency Canada Ltd. For more information, visit the Allianz Global Assistance Canada website.

Travel insurance is underwritten by CUMIS General Insurance Company, a member of The Co-operators group of companies and administered by Allianz Global Assistance, which is a registered business name of AZGA Service Canada Inc.

About Allianz Partners
Allianz Partners is a world leader in B2B2C insurance and assistance, offering global solutions that span international health and life, travel insurance, mobility and assistance. Customer driven, our innovative experts are redefining insurance services by delivering future-ready, high-tech high-touch products and solutions that go beyond traditional insurance. Our products are embedded seamlessly into our partners’ businesses or sold directly to customers, and are available through several commercial brands including Allianz Assistance, Allianz Travel and Allianz Care. Present in over 75 countries, our 19,800 employees speak 70 languages, handle over 64 million cases each year, and are motivated to go the extra mile to offer peace of mind to our customers around the world. For more information, please visit the Allianz Partners website.