New hire to lead Zurich Canada’s travel insurance launch

Toronto, October, October 3, 2019

Sanjeewa Goonetilleke

Sanjeewa Goonetilleke has joined Zurich Canada as AVP, Travel Insurance. He will be responsible for growing the insurers’ personal leisure travel and business travel accident products.

Goonetilleke brings more than 13 years of travel insurance experience to the role. Prior to joining Zurich, he spent three years at Manulife as Business Development Manager. He also served as Director of Sales for Eastern and Western Canada with AIG Travel Guard.

He is based in Toronto and reports directly to Greg Irvine, Head of Specialty Products.

“With his experience and deep knowledge of the market, Sanjeewa is well equipped to lead Zurich’s travel insurance business while we continue to strengthen our relationships with key distribution partners across the country,” Irvine said.

Goonetilleke holds a Master of Business Administration from University of Western Sydney.

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