Norm Leblond
Vice-President, Chief Underwriter & Claim Risk Officer
Norm began his underwriting career over 26 years ago with Sun Life Financial. After spending 5 years as Swiss Re Canada’s Chief Underwriter, he rejoined SLF Canada in November 2019 in the role of VP, Chief Underwriter & Claims Risk Officer.

Norm thrives on the challenge of applying innovative problem-solving skills and driving for results and differentiation. Throughout his career, he has sought to promote engagement and collaboration to better the underwriting community, which is evident through his years of service to Association of Home Office Underwriters (AHOU), Academy of Life Underwriting (ALU) and Canadian Institute of Underwriters (CIU). In 2019, Norm was an inductee into the AHOU Hall of Fame.

Norm grew up in Northern Ontario and received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo. He is currently in his 16th season as a member of the Board of Directors for the Kitchener Rangers in the Ontario Hockey League, where he served as President of the Board in 2014-2017.
Norm Leblond