John RiderSenior Vice President, Retail & Commercial at Chicago Title Canada
Leader of the Title Division – Retail and Commercial for Chicago Title – John manages the Canadian national team made up of the best title insurance professionals anywhere in operations, commercial and residential title insurance sales, claims and underwriting. Motivating, challenging, pushing, promoting, inspiring, selling and fostering, John sees everyone on the team as part of the overall customer experience and works to make: “Making our Clients a Success”, the mantra of everyone on the team.
John joined CTIC in July of 2015 bringing a wealth of career knowledge and experience in strategic planning, operational restructuring and innovation, sales and sales training and product development – basically in building and setting up businesses for scalable and expansive growth, significantly improved customer service, process improvement and increased profitability. John is doggedly determined to make CTIC the number one title insurer in Canada by providing the best offering of coverage, customer service and pricing in the Canadian market. He also believes that the key to achieving this goal is: working to people’s strengths, motivating the team to always go the extra mile for their customers and having fun in the process. John is a “recovering” lawyer who practiced at Stikeman Elliott and Fraser and Beatty (now Dentons) in the area of Commercial Real Estate before leading the commercial department of another title insurance company, establishing the market for commercial title insurance in Canada. He is a graduate of Queens University and Western University. He has a partner of 15 years and two wonderful children and really enjoys biking, walking, reading and eating, not necessarily in that order.