Drumm named American Global Canada SVP
By Adam FreillConstruction Risk Management
Canadian insurance and surety brokerage team adds experienced industry veteran to lead growing region.
Marc Drumm has joined American Global Canada as senior vice-president to serve as the leader of the recently expanded insurance team. The company provides Canadian contractors with insurance services and solutions, and is headquartered in Oakville, Ont.
As a commercial insurance broker for more than 40 years, Drumm has a depth and breadth of knowledge that will prove to be a valuable asset to clients in Canada and abroad. While he has gained knowledge across a variety of industry sectors, his core focus has been the construction industry and all risk-related matters including contract review, large projects, Public Private Partnership (P3) and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) insurance. Having worked on the insurance broking side of transactions, as well as within a construction firm, he is expected to bring unique insights and perspectives to both clients and prospects.
Prior to joining American Global, Drumm was senior vice-president, construction and onfrastructure practice at an international brokerage and consulting firm. Previously, he was the insurance/risk manager at one of Canada’s largest general contractors. As an insurance broker and advisor, he worked on a multitude of prestigious projects including several multi-billion dollar infrastructure and transportation projects, as well as numerous hospital/healthcare and courthouse facilities, among others.
“American Global of Canada is excited to have Marc lead our insurance team,” stated Kent Peters, president of American Global Canada. “He has the deepest and broadest experience of any construction insurance specialist in Canada, and his enthusiasm and love for the industry help him build and maintain fantastic relationships with colleagues, markets and clients.”
“After 43 years in the insurance industry, I cannot think of a better place to embark on the next chapter of my career than at American Global, where they embrace the core values it takes to become a leading and progressive firm,” said Drumm. “The team at American Global exceeds expectations when it comes to innovation, and I respect their commitment to build lasting relationships and deliver exceptional service to their clients.”