CSIO Welcomes Mutual Fire Insurance Company of British Columbia

(Toronto – January 30, 2017) The Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO) is pleased to announce the addition of the Mutual Fire Insurance Company of British Columbia, founded in 1902, to its membership. Mutual Fire Insurance is also a member of the Canadian Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (CAMIC).

“Membership with CSIO is an essential piece in enabling paperless workflow and a modern, digital experience for our brokers and insureds,” says Darin L. Nessel, President & CEO of the Mutual Fire Insurance Company of British Columbia. “Supporting brokers in conducting business as efficiently as possible is one of our primary goals, and the implementation of CSIO data standards, eDocs and industry forms only strengthens that support.”

“It is exciting to welcome our fifty-first mutual company, deepening our engagement with CAMIC and its members,” says Catherine Smola, President & CEO of CSIO. “Mutual Fire Insurance has signalled a commitment to industry standards and workflow efficiency, benefitting not only their own broker network but the industry as a whole. We look forward to working with them and furthering our mission to improve the consumer’s ease of doing business within the broker distribution channel.”

For a full list of CAMIC CSIO members, visit www.csio.com/csio-members-camic.

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About Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO)

CSIO is Canada’s industry technology association of property and casualty insurers, software providers and over 35,000 brokers. CSIO is committed to improving the consumer’s ease of doing business within the broker channel by overseeing the development, implementation and maintenance of technology standards and solutions such as eDocs, Telematics, eDelivery and eSignatures. In addition, CSIO operates CSIOnet, a secure, industry-owned platform for the efficient exchange of policy information for the broker channel. CSIO maintains offices in Toronto and Montreal. For more information, visit www.csio.com.

About Mutual Fire Insurance Company of British Columbia

Mutual Fire Insurance was formed by 44 farmers in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley region in 1902. Today, 115 years later, we not only serve customers in B.C., but across the Prairie provinces to the Great Lakes. As a Mutual company, we are owned by our member policyholders and community is our priority. We take pride in providing innovative peace-of-mind solutions and unparalleled service. Whether providing coverage for home, farm or business, we Embrace Change to PROTECT You. Visit us online at mutualfirebc.com.

For further information, please contact:

Sarina Visram | Director, Member Relations & Communications 
110 Yonge Street, Suite 500 | Toronto, ON M5C 1T4
(416) 360-1773 x 2300 | 1 (800) 463-2746 x 2300 
svisram@csio.com | www.csio.com
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