TORONTO, April 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Teachers Life today announced that Kayte Fredrickson, an insurance industry veteran, is taking the helm as chief executive officer. As CEO, Fredrickson is responsible for growing both Teachers Life, an 80-year-old Member-driven insurer, and its division nowly, a new digital-first and purpose-driven life insurance offering.
Kayte Fredrickson brings more than 20 years’ experience in senior roles in the insurance industry, most recently as a VP of Insurance with the Ontario Medical Association, a member- services organization representing more than 43,000 physicians. She also led an innovation-focused team at Munich Re, and held positions with other leading insurance organizations, including Desjardins, Swiss Re and Manulife Financial.
“Kayte has extensive experience in areas that are integral to the CEO role at Teachers Life, including insurance, innovation, and member services — a background that will serve her well in her new role,” said Lori Foote, chairman of the board of directors for Teachers Life. “This is especially important as Teachers Life expands its offerings to include nowly, and to our mission to improve the health and well-being of our communities.”