Silvy Wright, CEO of Northbridge Financial Corporation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne Connelly as President of Federated Insurance, effective June 1, 2013.
Wayne has been with Federated Insurance since 1995 and has held a number of key leadership positions throughout his career with the company. In his new role as President, Wayne will be responsible for leading and guiding the company’s continued evolution and will be based at the company’s head office in Winnipeg.
Wayne succeeds John Paisley, who is retiring after serving 23 years as President. John leaves behind an impressive legacy, presiding over a highly successful and profitable growth period for the company.
“We are very pleased to have found John’s successor from within Federated’s own leadership team,” said Silvy. “Wayne has demonstrated strong leadership abilities over the years and has been instrumental in evolving Federated Insurance into the company it is today.”