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Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (FFH-PI.TO)

Toronto - Toronto Real Time Price. Currency in CAD
17.21+0.17 (+1.00%)
At close: 04:00PM EST

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited

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

Sector(s)Financial Services
IndustryInsurance—Property & Casualty
Full Time Employees15,891

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. V. Prem WatsaFounder, Chairman & CEO646.29kN/A1950
Mr. Peter S. ClarkePres & COO2.3MN/A1972
Ms. Jennifer J. S. AllenVP & CFO1.62MN/A1970
Mr. Jean CloutierVP of International Operations & Chairman of International2.65MN/A1964
Mr. Vinodh LoganadhanVP of Admin. ServicesN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Derek BulasVP & Chief Legal OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. John Charles Varnell CPAVP of Corp. Devel.N/AN/A1957
Mr. Eric Paul SalsbergVP of Corp. Affairs & Corp. Sec.N/AN/A1945
Mr. Andrew Acheson BarnardPres of Fairfax Insurance GroupN/AN/A1956
Bruno CamargoPres of Fairfax BrasilN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2021 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. The company operates through Insurance and Reinsurance, Run-off, and Non-Insurance Companies segments. It insures against losses to property from fire, explosion, earthquake, windstorm, flood, boiler explosion, machinery breakdown, and construction defects, as well as underwrites automobile, commercial and personal property, and crop insurance. The company also offers workers' compensation, employer's liability, accident and health, medical malpractice, professional liability, and umbrella coverage insurance products; marine, aerospace, surety risk, and other risks and liabilities insurance products; and reinsurance products. In addition, it retails home improvement goods, toys and baby products, golf equipment, sports apparel and accessories, housewares and home décors, and tableware and gifts; invests in retail business; and owns and operates holiday resorts. Further, the company provides integrated travel and travel-related financial services; originates, processes, and distributes pulses and staple foods; creates, produces, and distributes entertainment content; and provision of pet medical insurance and database services, as well as media and marketing solutions. 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 incorporated in 1951 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Corporate Governance

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of February 1, 2023 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 9.

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.