President & CEO, AIG Canada
As President and Chief Executive Officer, Lynn Oldfield leads AIG Insurance Company of Canada in executing the company’s vision to be its customers’ most valued insurer. Lynn joined AIG in 1991as an underwriting manager and since that time she has held a variety of management positions encompassing underwriting, client and broker relationship management as well as sales and marketing before assuming the role of President in 2008.
Lynn holds a Master of Business Administration from McMaster University and an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University. She has earned both her Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) and Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designations.
Lynn is the inaugural recipient of Wilfrid Laurier University’s J. Alex Murray Alumni Award, the highest honour given by the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics in recognition of her leadership, initiative, and significant contribution to the business world, the community, and her alma mater. In 2017, Lynn was awarded the Fellow of Distinction award from the Insurance Institute of Canada and was elected Chair, Executive Committee of the Insurance Institute of Canada. In 2015, Lynn was named one of twenty-five Women to Watch by Business Insurance magazine and one of thirty-five Women of Influence by Insurance Business Canada magazine. In 2014, she was the recipient of the Established Leader Award from the Chartered Insurance Professional Society.
Lynn holds board positions with AIG Insurance Company of Canada, the Laurier Campaign Cabinet to Build Canada’s Best Business School, the Insurance Institute of Canada, and the Property and Casualty Insurance Compensation Corporation. Lynn also serves as a committee member of the Wilfred Laurier University Audit and Compliance committee of the committee of the Board, and the Governance and Human Resources Committee of Property and Casualty Insurance Compensation Corporation Board. She is past chair of the Academic Council of the Insurance Institute of Canada.