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Anita Swamy of Medavie Blue Cross Named One of Insurance Business Canada's Elite Women for 2023

July 5, 2023

Medavie Blue Cross is pleased to share that Anita Swamy, Senior Vice President of Operations, has been named one of Insurance Business Canada's Elite Women for 2023. This prestigious award is given to women paving the way for the next generation of insurance professionals. This accolade was announced in their yearly Elite Women report released on June 26.

“Thank you for this prestigious recognition. I am proud to be among the women recognized in Insurance Business Canada's Elite Women of 2023 report,” said Anita Swamy. “One of the most rewarding aspects of my career has been the privilege to mentor and inspire those around me, bringing out their strengths unapologetically. Together with my team, we challenge the status quo and reach new heights to support our members and improve the wellbeing of Canadians.”

Insurance Business Canada’s Elite Women Report strives to highlight women across the industry and celebrate their achievements. In the traditionally male-dominated insurance industry, more and more women are in leadership roles and creating change in the industry.

“This year's Insurance Business Canada's Elite Women features impressive list of females leading the way and driving innovation within the industry. There was strong competition to feature on the prestigious list, as all of the winners stood out due to their abilities, achievements and proactive attitudes.” Insurance Business Canada.

With over 20 years of industry experience, Anita provides strategic leadership and oversight in individual and group administration, claims and contact centre to deliver a superior customer experience, as defined by shifting customer demand. Anita is actively involved in the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Customer Experience Community and is the Vice Chair of the National Benefit and Claims Committee of the Canadian Association of Blue Cross Plans.

In 2022, Anita was the Canadian delegate at the Executive Development Program through the International Federation of Health Plans (iFHP), which immerses executives from around the world in understanding the nuances of healthcare in a global landscape. Anita is a proud member of Medavie’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council and a champion for innovation, continuous improvement and creating customer loyalty.

Medavie Blue Cross congratulates all women named in Insurance Business Canada's Elite Women Report and thanks them for their dedication and leadership in the industry. To read the full report by Insurance Business Canada, please visit