Global Federation of Insurance Associations established
9 October 2012 - Thirty-two insurance associations representing 87 per cent of the worldwide insurance business formally
established the Global Federation of Insurance Associations (GFIA) today.
"This is a great day for the
insurance industry around the world. The federation will give our associations the
ability to respond on a timely basis to international issues affecting our
industry and to speak with one voice," said Frank Swedlove, newly-elected GFIA chair
and president of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association. "I am
honoured to have the opportunity to be the inaugural chair of the federation
and will strive to ensure that our industry's views are heard."
Published on 20 Nov 2012
Updated on 20 Jan 2014