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    Canadian Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (CAILBA) appoints Clementine Peacock as Executive Director

    Posted by Chris Murumets

    Aug 11, 2015 2:00:00 PM

    Announcement: Clementine Peacock, appointed as Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (CAILBA)

    President of CAILBA, Michael Williams, recently announced the appointment of Clementine Peacock, Senior Consultant of LOGiQ3 as CAILBA’s full time Executive Director.

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    Topics: Industry News, Deposit Broker

    LOMA Teams with LOGiQ3 to Deliver Innovative Underwriting Education

    Posted by Natalie Ho

    Jul 30, 2015 6:00:00 AM

    New Online Courses With Interactive Video Modules Build Underwriting Expertise

    ATLANTA/TORONTO – JULY 30, 2015 – LOMA, an education trade association for the financial services industry, today announced its partnership with LOGiQ3, a life insurance and reinsurance services provider, to deliver selected LOGiQ3 underwriting courses. 

    Through the partnership, LOGiQ3’s video-based underwriting training courses, suitable for all levels of underwriting, will be available to LOMA members through LOMA’s learning website. These underwriting courses cover a variety of medical and non-medical topics and consider all facets of mortality risk selection. 

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    Topics: Underwriting, E-Learning / Training

    [eBook] Critical Influencing Skills for Advancing Professionals

    Posted by Raymond E. DiDonna

    Jul 27, 2015 2:08:06 PM

    Note from the Author, Ray DiDonna

    I originally wrote this series after presenting the topic at an industry conference for actuaries. The audience was very engaged in the workshop and it affirmed my belief that all professionals interested in advancing their careers in a significant way must be good at influencing others. How else can you get things done as a leader?

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    Topics: Expert Articles

    Three Things I Learned in My First Two Months as CEO

    Posted by Raymond E. DiDonna

    Jun 24, 2015 9:00:00 AM

    Since I joined LOGiQ3 a couple of months ago, I have been diving head first into building my knowledge of our business, our processes, our people and, of course, our customers. While I have been in the insurance industry my entire career, this is the first time I have been part of a professional services firm supporting the industry. So, while knowing how insurance and reinsurance works is important, much more important is knowing how to successfully operate a business that supports other companies via expert knowledge and resources. Recently I shared a number of early observations with our internal team—both positive and critical. I believe we have a lot going for us at LOGiQ3, such as:

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    Topics: Thought Leadership, LOGiQ3, CEO Series

    The Imminent Shortage of Underwriters: How to Plan for the Future

    Posted by Carmela Tedesco

    Jun 17, 2015 9:10:00 AM

    Reprinted with permission of ON THE RISK, Journal of the Academy of Life Underwriting 

    Executive Summary 

    The 2014 ALU Life Underwriter Census revealed some startling results about the imminent shortage of underwriters between 2014 and 2019 in US and Canada. As insurers and reinsurers, how are we planning today to replenish the talent pool? This article explores options and ideas to keep the underwriting talent pipeline full and ready for deployment.

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    Topics: Underwriting, Industry News, Expert Articles

    [Press Release] Advocis and LOGiQ3 Partners in Education for Deposit Brokers

    Posted by Natalie Ho

    Jun 5, 2015 7:00:00 AM

    TORONTO – June 5, 2015 - High-quality education is an important aspect of any profession. Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada, and LOGiQ3, an expert provider of life insurance, reinsurance and financial services, are excited to announce their partnership in the deposit broker education space.  

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    Topics: Training, Press Releases, Industry News

    [Press Release] Life Insurance and Reinsurance Service Provider, LOGiQ3 Corp., Names New CEO

    Posted by Natalie Ho

    Apr 1, 2015 6:00:00 AM

    LOGiQ³ Corp. appoints Raymond E. DiDonna to lead the company’s core reinsurance administration and underwriting consulting and outsourcing business. 

    Toronto, ON, April 1, 2015 - LOGiQ³ Corp., expert provider of life insurance and reinsurance consulting and outsourcing services, announced today that Raymond E. DiDonna, current SVP and COO of joint venture subsidiary, mL3 global life, will lead LOGiQ³ Corp. as CEO effective April 1, 2015. As LOGiQ³ Corp.’s new CEO, DiDonna will set a forward-looking strategic direction to ensure consistent revenue and income growth, which will be achieved by focusing on delighting customers, improving operational efficiencies, and developing high-performing teams and professionals.

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    Topics: Press Releases, Industry News

    [Whitepaper] Life Underwriting Compensation Insight

    Posted by Carmela Tedesco

    Mar 30, 2015 3:45:48 PM

    In the fourth quarter of 2014...

    LOGiQ3 conducted a benchmarking survey with a select number of Life Insurance companies across Canada.

    In analyzing the results, we were able to derive insight into the various compensation levels for Life Underwriters across Canada as well as across all levels of underwriting experience. By downloading your own copy, you will gain specific insight into: 

    • Years of experience associated with various levels of underwriting compensation
    • The corresponding approval limits to different underwriting levels
    • As well as the different levels of salary & compensation
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    Topics: Underwriting, Whitepapers and Research, Life Insurance

    [Press Release] Tindall Associates (TAI) Acquired by Joint Venture of msg global solutions and LOGiQ3

    Posted by Natalie Ho

    Feb 19, 2015 6:59:00 AM

    The joint venture will expand TAI’s global presence and complement LOGiQ3’s services offering and msg global solutions’ reinsurance solutions portfolio.

    (Orland Park, IL) FEBRUARY 19, 2015 — Tindall Associates (TAI), the U.S. market leader in life reinsurance software and consulting services, is at the center of a new joint venture by msg global solutions, a Swiss-based provider of integrated technology and services to the insurance / reinsurance / financial services industries, and LOGiQ3 Corp., a Toronto-based company that provides expert life insurance and reinsurance services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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    Topics: Reinsurance, Press Releases, Industry News

    [Whitepaper] How to Succeed in a Time of Critical Change: Insights from Standard Life

    Posted by Natalie Ho

    Jan 16, 2015 3:30:00 PM

    Natalie Ho is VP Sales & Marketing at LOGiQ3
    Connect with Natalie

    I'm a big fan of sharing client success stories. I literally want to give them a big high five when I know that they've overcome a big obstacle or achieved their business goals. What's even more exciting is when LOGiQ3 is a part of the solution to drive success. 

    In 2012, the announcement that Standard Life would no longer be selling their individual life insurance and critical illness products, coupled with a decrease in staff headcount, negatively impacted the business and overall employee morale. 

    A main priority of Standard Life during this pivotal moment was to ensure that the quality of underwriting service to customers would not be altered, no matter what the internal challenges were. 

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    Topics: Underwriting, Whitepapers and Research

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