The Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) is pleased to announce the promotion of Brett Boadway to the new position of Chief Operating Officer, effective September 2, 2019. The position will be responsible for effectively running association operations and implementing practices and procedures that increase member value and engagement.

“Brett has made a significant impact on the current trajectory of the IBAO—it’s fitting that she be recognized through this promotion to Chief Operating Officer,” said Colin Simpson, IBAO’s Chief Executive Officer.

Brett has spent her career quickly progressing in leadership roles across the insurance industry. She’s worked within the general insurance sector for over twelve years, the past six in a Director of Operations role at the IBAO. Brett brings highly experienced knowledge of the association’s membership base and internal operations. Her commitment to the broker channel and IBAO Member community has led to progressive change including the modernization of the association’s core functions, building a forward-thinking team and the implementation of IBAO’s strategic priorities.

“The creation of the COO role is timely as we move into our next strategic planning cycle, continue to enhance our member value proposition and ensure that the IBAO has a robust succession plan for consistency of delivery to our membership,” said Simpson. “Alongside our Board of Directors, I very much look forward to Brett’s contribution in leading IBAO’s continued growth and shaping its future direction.”