Vertafore’s Canadian Keal Operation Wins Best Industry Service Provider

December 11, 2017 /

Vertafore is pleased to announce that the company’s Keal Canadian unit was recently named the Best Industry Service Provider by Insurance Business, Canada. The award “acknowledges the contributions of a company with a proven track record of providing Insurance brokers & offices with the superior service and assistance needed to perform their duties”.

The IBAwards are designed to inspire leadership, service, innovation, support, and principle within the Insurance Industry. Companies nominated for an award have distinguished themselves with their customers and their peers and it is notable that Keal was nominated for two awards at this year’s event.

“We are extremely pleased to have received this very prestigious award and recognize that this is an exceptional achievement for both our company and our employees”, said Renee Durepos, Senior Vice President of Vertafore’s Keal Technology unit. “This particular award sheds light on our organization’s continuous focus on outstanding customer support and service, a hallmark of our success here in Canada.”

Laurent Nadeau, Keal’s Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Client Solutions stated upon acceptance of the award: “I am very proud that we have won the award for Best Industry Service Provider. This win comes within the first eighteen months of our combination with Vertafore. It is a clear reflection of the extra effort and quality of work delivered by our employees here in Canada and the successful launch of our organizational integration work within Vertafore. This is the first award that Vertafore has received by the broker community in Canada. May it be the first of many.”

Keal is also pleased to announce that two of its broker customers took awards home as well. McDougall Insurance received the Keal Technology Award for Digital Innovation and PROLINK won the Wynard Award for Brokerage Network Cluster of the Year.

About Vertafore

Vertafore’s comprehensive insurance management software solutions allow brokers and carriers to adapt to the evolving insurance industry by efficiently scaling their businesses through deeper access to information and insights. The Vertafore platform features fast innovation, partnerships with the best technology companies, and customizable solutions to help companies remain independent during a time of industry disruption. As the leader in modern insurance technology with the largest customer base in the industry, Vertafore connects every point of the distribution channel, from agencies and carriers to MGAs, MGUs, and state governments. For more information about Vertafore, visit, read the company’s blog, and follow the company on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

Keal Technology is the expert in Canadian broker innovation and a leader in the BMS (Broker Management Systems) and CMS (Commercial Management Systems) marketplace for insurance and financial services brokers. Keal offers an integrated suite of products designed to increase revenue through efficient use of technology. In 2016, Vertafore acquired Keal Technology, a leading provider of broker and commercial management systems in Canada. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

For more information:

Laurent Nadeau

vp sales, marketing, client solutions

1.800.268.5325 x4891

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