CSIO Welcomes Specialty Insurer Hagerty Canada

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Toronto, ON (July 9, 2015) – The Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO) is pleased to announce the addition of Hagerty Canada, LLC to its membership. Hagerty is a classic and collector car insurance company and CSIO’s first insurer member dedicated to a specialty market.

“The value of standards is clear across our industry and by becoming a member of CSIO, Hagerty joins a community that embraces technology and we are excited to take advantage of the many benefits that this new membership offers,” says James LaClair, Canadian National Senior Sales Manager for Hagerty. “We look forward to leveraging CSIO member benefits to make conducting business with Hagerty as seamless and convenient as possible for our broker partners.”

With membership, Hagerty can leverage CSIO data standards, industry forms, CSIOnet and Advisory Services, extending the reach of leading-edge technology solutions to an important niche market for the benefit of business partners and customers alike.

“We are thrilled to welcome a new insurer member, particularly one that extends the benefits of CSIO standards and electronic data exchange to a niche, specialty market,” says Catherine Smola, President & CEO of CSIO. “Hagerty’s commitment to industry interoperability will strengthen our collective competitive position and further improve the consumer’s ease of doing business within the broker distribution channel.”

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

About Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO)

CSIO is Canada’s industry association of property and casualty insurers, brokers and software providers. CSIO is committed to improving the efficiency and competitive position of the broker distribution channel by overseeing the development, implementation and maintenance of technology standards and solutions such as eDocs, Telematics and eSignatures. In addition, CSIO continues to maintain and operate the industry-owned EDI mail network service, CSIOnet. CSIO maintains offices in Toronto and Montreal. For more information, visit csio.com.

SOURCE: Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO)