SGI announces that one of its own has been selected as the Crown insurance provider’s new CEO. Penny McCune, current Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Auto Fund, will assume her new duties on June 1. McCune will be the first female President and CEO of the organization.

McCune will replace former President and CEO Andrew Cartmell, who retired on April 4, 2022.

“On behalf of SGI’s Board of Directors, I’m pleased to congratulate Penny on her promotion to President and CEO,” said Denis Perrault, Chair, SGI Board of Directors. “As a long-standing SGI employee, Penny has extensive experience in the insurance industry and understands SGI’s unique opportunities and challenges as both the compulsory auto insurance program in Saskatchewan, and a competitive insurer. She’s a strong, strategic and passionate leader with a focus on delivering value for customers, stakeholders and SGI’s business partners.” 

McCune is a 36 year veteran with SGI having advanced her career since 1985. She was in competition with a broad slate of candidates following a nationwide search led by SGI’s Board of Directors. McCune was born, raised and educated in Saskatchewan. She has a Bachelor of Administration from the University of Regina and her Chartered Insurance Professional designation from the Insurance Institute of Canada. She lives in Regina.

“I’m truly honoured to be SGI’s next President and CEO,” said McCune. “I’ve grown up at SGI, so I know this company well. I understand its value, I care about it, and I believe I can lead it in a manner that will protect its uniqueness and its value to the province. I’m excited to contribute to SGI’s continued success and look forward to what the future holds.”