Western Financial continues expansion into Ontario

By The IJ Staff | February 04 2020 01:00PM

Western Financial Group has acquired independent broker Orr & Associates and its two retail locations in southern Ontario, continuing Western’s strategic expansion into Ontario.

With the acquisition of Orr & Associates, which offers personal, commercial, and life insurance to its more than 5,000 customers, Western has grown the total number of its offices to 11 and continues to position itself on a path of growth and expansion across the country.

Acquisition helps Western grow

“It is an exciting day to have Orr & Associates join our growing team," says Kenny Nicholls, president and CEO of Western. "Orr & Associates have established themselves as an innovative leader in their area of expertise. We are happy to have them on-board with us helping Western continue to expand our scope in the Canadian insurance market."

Western and Orr & Associates both put a strong focus on customer service. With a history of volunteerism and community sponsorships, Orr & Associates understands the importance of strong connections to community and customer service excellence.

"As the insurance experts who create security and provide the right protection for all Canadians, Western is committed to expanding its physical presence across Canada and ensuring that Canadians get the best advice for their insurance needs," says Nicholls. "Adding Orr & Associates to our team enriches our commitment to this."

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