Starr Companies Receives Federal Order for Branch Office in Canada: Appoints Hano Pak Chief Agent & Country Executive of Canada

February 03, 2014

New York, NY

Starr Companies announces it has received a Federal Order from the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions in Canada (OSFI) approving Starr Insurance & Reinsurance Limited. Starr has established a branch office in Toronto and will directly write a variety of commercial insurance lines.

Additionally, Starr has named Hano Pak as the Chief Agent of Starr Insurance & Reinsurance Ltd. and the Country Executive. Mr. Pak will be responsible for the overall growth, profitability, and distribution of Starr’s insurance offerings in Canada.

“The news of the Federal Order from OSFI is another significant step in Starr’s global reach. Furthermore, Hano’s knowledge and experience in the Canadian commercial insurance market will be assets as we grow our presence in North America,” said Charles Dangelo, Vice Chairman of Starr Insurance & Reinsurance Ltd. 

Starr has already received a number of provincial licenses, including most recently in Ontario.

Mr. Pak joins Starr Companies with over seventeen years of experience working for various global insurance carriers.