YORKTON, SASKATCHEWAN – Westland Insurance Group Ltd. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Farrell Agencies Ltd., effective June 1st, 2019.
Farrell Agencies Ltd. is a full service brokerage founded in 1974 with locations throughout South Eastern Saskatchewan. The acquisition of Farrell Agencies Ltd. is the first for Westland Insurance Group in the province of Saskatchewan.
“We are delighted to enter the province of Saskatchewan and to add Farrell Agencies to the Westland family. Jason Farrell and his team have built an outstanding operation with an unwavering commitment to the clients and communities they serve. This is an exciting day for Westland as we continue our strategic expansion in Canada.” – Jason Wubs, President & Co-CEO, Westland Insurance Group Ltd.
Jason Farrell will be staying on with Westland to help lead and grow the operation in Saskatchewan.
“Joining Westland strengthens our position in the market, and will ultimately allow us to better serve our clients with a broader range of expertise and products. Westland’s core values are very much aligned with the culture we have built at Farrell Agencies over the past 45 years. We are excited to become part of such a well-respected independent Canadian-owned insurance brokerage.” – Jason Farrell, President, Farrell Agencies Ltd.
The agency will continue to operate under the Farrell name to ensure a smooth transition.
About Farrell Insurance Agencies Ltd.
Since 1974 Farrell Agencies has strategically evolved and expanded to consistently provide unmatched products and services to their customers. Putting our customer’s needs first has resulted in a growing customer base which requires more employees to service our expanding trading area.
About Westland Insurance Group
Westland Insurance Group is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent insurance brokers in Canada. Trading over $3 billion of premium, Westland continues to expand coast to coast. Westland’s brokers provide expertise and advisory-based services across commercial, personal, employee benefits, farm, and specialty insurance segments. Since its founding in 1980, Westland has remained a family-owned company that is committed to supporting its clients, industry partners and local communities. For more information, please visit westlandinsurance.ca
Westland Insurance Group Ltd.
Jessica Thiessen, Senior Manager, Communications