President and Chief Executive Officer

BCM Insurance Company (BCM) is seeking an experienced insurance professional as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) due to an upcoming retirement.

BCM is a policyholder owned, growth-oriented Mutual Property and Casualty (P&C) insurer serving the Niagara Region since 1880 with annual Gross Written Premiums of $16+M. Through personalized, local service it offers high quality insurance products and coverage for home, farm, automobile and business through 35 dedicated insurance professionals, sales agents and a strong management leadership team. The new head office in Welland opened in early 2017.

The preferred candidate is a strategic and visionary thinker, disciplined decision maker and respected relationship builder with a sound knowledge of financial/accounting practices. They will possess exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated record for effectively communicating, motivating and empowering that promotes a positive team environment.

Applicants should have an appropriate education in insurance or a business-related discipline and possess an F/CIP designation. They will have substantial industry knowledge and senior managerial experience. It would be an asset to have a background within the “Mutual” insurance industry and to have worked for a Board of Directors. (

A written response explaining the hiring process and timing will be sent to all who apply. Those interested in this unique opportunity with a competitive salary and benefits package can in confidence send a resume outlining their background and experience by June 22, 2019 to:

CEO Hiring Competition, c/o Harry T. Vlachos, H.R. Consultant
Vlachos Human Resource Services Inc.
P.O. Box 1056, Virgil, Ontario, Canada L0S 1T0
or by Email: