Behzad Salehoun rejoins Capco as Canada insurance leader

26 February 2024 Consulting.ca 2 min. read
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Behzad Salehoun has rejoined Capco, a financial services industry consulting firm, as partner and head of the Canada insurance practice.

Salehoun has 20 years of experience in insurance, financial services, and benefits. He has led customer and employee transformation programs at property & casualty insurers, life & health insurers, and managing general agents and brokers.

“I’m very pleased to welcome Behzad back to Capco,” said Lance Levy, CEO of Capco. “The insurance industry is undergoing a significant evolution, driven by technology advancements, new customer expectations, and shifting market dynamics. Behzad’s appointment underlines our commitment to solving the complex challenges Canadian insurers face today and tomorrow.”

Salehoun rejoins Capco after three years with EY Canada, where he was a partner in the insurance technology consulting practice. Before that, he spent three years at Capco’s Toronto office, latterly as managing principal for finance services and insurance.

Behzad Salehoun rejoins Capco as Canada insurance leader

He previously co-founded and served as chief technology officer of BrokerLift, an ecommerce platform for commercial and specialty insurance.

Salehoun was also previously a consultant at Gore Mutual Insurance, a senior manager for strategic initiatives at Aviva Canada, and a manager for business development operations and analytics at Telus Health.

“Modern data analytics and artificial intelligence are reshaping customer experiences and enabling hyper-personalization in areas such as product development, claims processing and underwriting. New strategic partnerships with insurtech startups and others are set to accelerate innovation and expand the scope of insurers’ offerings,” said Suzanne Muir, Canada managing partner, Capco. “Behzad’s experience and industry knowledge will be invaluable as we continue to help insurers realize their innovation ambitions.”

Headquartered in London, Capco has more than 7,000 employees across offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. The firm advises financial services companies on areas including strategy, change and transformation, risk and compliance, digital engineering, data and analytics, technology advisory, systems integration, and cybersecurity.

Capco was acquired by Indian IT consulting giant Wipro in 2021.