Royal & SunAlliance Canada Group, a property, automobile and commercial insurer, has completed the acquisition of Canadian Northern Shield Insurance Company from The CUMIS Group.

Ken Keenan, who has most recently served as director of sales and marketing at Royal & SunAlliance in Ireland, has been appointed as the president of Canadian Northern Shield (CNS).

Rowan Saunders, president and CEO of Royal & SunAlliance, said: This acquisition further demonstrates our commitment as a company to the long-term growth and sustainability of the broker channel in Canada. I have great confidence in Ken and the CNS team and look forward to working closely with our broker partners to provide trusted advice and customer service focused insurance products to consumers and businesses in British Columbia.