Virden, MB & Wawota, SK (Dec. 4, 2018) – Andrew Agencies and Darren and Kathy Olson, owners of Wawota Agencies, are pleased to announce that effective December 1, 2018, Andrew Agencies Ltd. has purchased Wawota Agencies (2000) Ltd. located in Wawota, Saskatchewan.
The Wawota office will be re-branded to Andrew Agencies and will be the 18th location. Darren and Kathy Olson will be retiring. The remaining staff will be staying on and will be supported and complemented with existing product specialists from Andrew Agencies.
“Andrew Agencies is excited to be entering the Wawota marketplace especially with having the opportunity to acquire an established well ran brokerage like Wawota Agencies,” said Scott Andrew, President and CEO of Andrew Agencies.
“Our decision to sell the business to Andrew Agencies was based on the similarities of the two companies, one family business to another. We feel that our clients will continue to be best looked after by their organization,” stated Darren Olson, President of Wawota Agencies.
Andrew Agencies would like to wish the Olson family all the best in the future.
About Andrew Agencies Ltd.
Andrew Agencies Ltd. was established in 1913 as a general insurance and travel agency in Virden, Manitoba by the Andrew family. Today, it is a busy multi-line brokerage operating in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta selling insurance and financial services.
About Wawota Agencies (2000) Ltd.
Wawota Agencies Ltd. is owned by Darren and Kathy Olson and provides insurance, autofund and Financial Services to Wawota, SK and surrounding area.
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