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Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (FFH.TO)

Toronto - Toronto Delayed Price. Currency in CAD
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609.28-2.15 (-0.35%)
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Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited

95 Wellington Street West
Suite 800
Toronto, ON M5J 2N7

Full Time Employees

Key Executives

Mr. V. Prem WatsaFounder, Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer625.37kN/A66
Mr. Paul C. RivettPres2.14MN/A49
Mr. David J. BonhamChief Financial Officer and VP1.16MN/A42
Mr. Peter S. ClarkeChief Risk Officer and VP1.33MN/A45
Mr. Jean CloutierVP of International Operations1.34MN/A53
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in CAD.


Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, and investment management services in the United States, Canada, Asia, and internationally. It operates through Insurance and Reinsurance, Runoff, and Other segments. The company also underwrites specialty insurance and reinsurance; develops, produces, markets, and distributes television programs; and owns and operates premium dining restaurants and holiday resorts. In addition, it is involved in the provision of pet medical insurance and database services; retail of tableware and gifts, and home improvement goods, as well as sporting goods and sports apparel comprising golf equipment, consumables, and athletic apparel and accessories; and provision of integrated travel and travel-related financial services. The company was formerly known as Markel Financial Holdings Limited and changed its name to Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited in 1987. Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Corporate Governance

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2017 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.