Paul Avis is leaving Ceridian to join Canada Life Group Insurance as sales and marketing director. Avis will take the newly created role in November and will report to Ian McMullan, managing director.
At Ceridian Avis was responsible for developing the LifeWorks EAP service. He has previously held a number of positions within the group risk market, including a period at Employ-Mend, where he was responsible for designing the Absencia Absence Management proposition offered by Canada Life.
At Canada Life, Avis will be responsible for overseeing the current marketing and distribution functions. McMullan says: “We intend to continue to develop our proposition to provide the best service to intermediaries and their clients.”
Avis says: “My ambition is to help shape and grow the group market to be ever more relevant to fulfil customer’s needs and to routinely address the many opportunities that exist to achieve this aspiration.”