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[eBook] Critical Influencing Skills for Advancing Professionals

Jul 27, 2015 2:08:06 PM / by Raymond E. DiDonna posted in Expert Articles

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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Three Things I Learned in My First Two Months as CEO

Jun 24, 2015 9:00:00 AM / by Raymond E. DiDonna posted in Thought Leadership, LOGiQ3, CEO Series

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

Jun 17, 2015 9:10:00 AM / by Carmela Tedesco posted in Underwriting, Industry News, Expert Articles

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

Jun 5, 2015 7:00:00 AM / by Natalie Ho posted in Training, Press Releases, Industry News

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

Apr 1, 2015 6:00:00 AM / by Natalie Ho posted in Press Releases, Industry News

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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[Whitepaper] Life Underwriting Compensation Insight

Mar 30, 2015 3:45:48 PM / by Carmela Tedesco posted in Underwriting, Whitepapers and Research, Life Insurance

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

Feb 19, 2015 6:59:00 AM / by Natalie Ho posted in Reinsurance, Press Releases, Industry News

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

Jan 16, 2015 3:30:00 PM / by Natalie Ho posted in Underwriting, Whitepapers and Research

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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[Press Release] Official Launch and Opening of LOGiQ3 E-Store

Oct 10, 2014 7:00:00 AM / by Natalie Ho posted in Innovation, Press Releases, Industry News

Toronto, ON, October 10, 2014LOGiQ3 Corp., expert provider of life insurance and reinsurance consulting and outsourcing services, today announced the launch of their new e-commerce site. The company, which prides itself on its one-of-a-kind Underwriting Training Program, will be offering all existing training modules to individuals and companies on a global scale through its online platform.

"Our E-Learning program has been available to the market since 2012. We are now further shortening the time needed by students to gain their professional education, whether that’s in the field of Underwriting, Deposit Broker Distribution Channel, or Financial Planning, by transacting in real time through our e-commerce site,” states Natalie Ho, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, LOGiQ3.

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[Press Release] A3 Solution - Official Launch

Sep 12, 2014 8:00:00 AM / by Natalie Ho posted in Deposit Broker

Toronto, ON, September 12, 2014The A3 Solution, a comprehensive value proposition for Financial Institutions, is officially launched today by LOGiQ3, expert providers of consulting, outsourcing and training services for financial institutions, life insurers, and reinsurers. In collaboration with Financial Institutions (FIs), brokerage firms and industry stakeholders across Canada, LOGiQ3 positions this solution as one that will transform and unite the Deposit Broker Industry.

 Currently, Financial Institutions are solely responsible for effectively managing their contracted deposit brokers to ensure that they are meeting regulatory requirements and contractual obligations. This attestation to the professional and ethical business practices of said contracted brokers is essential and vital to the business. LOGiQ3 is pleased to introduce an improved and cost effective approach of attesting to and leveraging this information. The A3 Solution (Attestation, AML, Audit), a customized compliance solution for the Deposit Broker Client Name Distribution Channel. 

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