April 21, 2018 8:37 AM ET


Company Overview of Western Financial Group Inc.

Company Overview

Western Financial Group Inc. provides personal and business insurance services. Its personal insurance products include automobile and home insurance; life and health insurance products, such as life, critical illness, disability, and health and dental insurance; and travel, watercraft, legal protection, and title insurance. The company also offers business insurance products, including farm, employees, property and liability, group, and specialty insurance and programs. In addition, it provides investment and financial services. Western Financial Group Inc. was formerly known as Hi-Alta Capital Inc. and changed its name to Western Financial Group Inc. in May 2002. The company was incorporat...

1010 - 24 Street SE

High River, AB T1V 2A7


Founded in 1995

1,500 Employees





Key Executives for Western Financial Group Inc.

CEO & President
Founder and Vice Chairman of the Board
Age: 55
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Western Financial Group Inc. Key Developments

Desjardins Reportedly To Sell Western Financial Unit

Mouvement des caisses Desjardins (Desjardins) is planning to sell Western Financial Group, sources familiar with the sale said. Desjardins said on Friday it doesn't comment on rumors.

Western Financial Group Appoints Patrick Bieleny as President and CEO, Effective August 22, 2016

Western Financial Group (Western) and its Board of Directors announced the appointment of Patrick Bieleny as the organization's President and Chief Executive Officer. Patrick succeeds Paul Taylor, who retired on July 4. Mr. Bieleny will oversee Western's Network of insurance brokerages and all of Western's business units including Western Financial Group Insurance Solutions and Western Life Assurance Company. Mr. Bieleny will also act as CEO of Western Financial Insurance Company (Petsecure) until ownership passes over to Economical. Patrick is a director of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta and a past Director of Agriculture Financial Services Corporation, an Alberta Crown Corporation. Mr. Bieleny will assume the President and CEO role effective August 22nd, 2016.

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