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News Release

Release Date: 06/12/2017
Staff Reference: Wendy Hope



The members of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) have elected Paul Mahon, President and CEO, Great-West Lifeco, Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life as Chair.

Having joined the company in 1986, Mr. Mahon has been associated with Great-West for over 30 years. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer, Canada for five years prior to his appointment as President and CEO in May 2013.

Mr. Mahon is a member of the Business Council of Canada, a Board member of the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation and a member of the United Way Resource Development Standing Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the University of Manitoba.

The CLHIA member companies account for 99 percent of Canada’s life and health insurance business. The industry provides a wide range of financial security products such as life insurance, annuities, pensions and supplementary health insurance to 28 million Canadians. It also holds $760 billion of assets in Canada and employs 148,600 Canadians.