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American Global builds Canadian team

By Adam Freill   

Construction Labour Risk Management

Growing Canadian insurance team welcomes Ann Donald as account executive and Joann Zhou as account manager.

American Global recently announced two new additions to its Canadian division. Account executive Ann Donald and account manager Joann Zhou will operate out of American Global’s Canadian headquarters in Oakville, Ont., to provide Canadian contractors with the company’s insurance services and solutions. The formative members of American Global’s Canadian team will help extend the company’s presence west into Calgary.

Ann Donald (Photo courtesy of American Global Canada)

“As someone who has focused on construction risk my entire career, I am so pleased to join a firm that is dedicated solely to clients in the construction industry,” stated Donald. “American Global is a truly unique brokerage worth celebrating. It is an honour to be part of the American Global Canada team.”

“I am thrilled to join this team, to work with and learn from some of the most respected and seasoned industry professionals! I look forward to growing together with AG Canada,” added Zhou.

Donald earned her Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) and Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designations from the University of Calgary, together with her degree in business management. She also holds a business analysis certificate from Mount Royal University.


Joann Zhou (Photo courtesy of American Global Canada)

Zhou holds her Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation as well as a post graduate certificate in

insurance management from Humber College in Toronto. She earned her bachelor of science degree in education

technology from Shanghai International Studies University in China, a diploma in international transportation and customs from Seneca College in Toronto, and a business analysis certificate from the University of Toronto.

“We have added great depth and competence to our team with the additions of Ann Donald and Joann Zhou,” stated Kent Peters, president of American Global Canada. “Ann is an experienced construction insurance and surety specialist that brings unmatched passion for our industry and Joann is an experienced and credentialed broker that demonstrates our firm’s commitment to bringing technical competence to our clients. We are very pleased to have added these outstanding colleagues to our team.”




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