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Content tagged with Management Strategies posted in October 2010
AIG Board Says Miller to Be Interim CEO if Benmosche's Condition Worsens
News  |  10/28/2010  | 
If AIG CEO Bob Benmosche's cancer were to render him unable to fulfill his duties, chairman Steve Miller would become interim CEO until a long-term replacement could be found.
Teradata, CoreLogic Partner for Geospatial Services
News  |  10/27/2010  | 
The offering helps insurers with underwriting processing, risk management, marketing and distribution management, according to the companies.
AIG's Benmosche Diagnosed with Cancer
News  |  10/26/2010  | 
Currently undergoing "aggressive" chemotherapy, Benmosche reports feeling well and able to work his normal schedule.
Chubb Makes Senior Management Appointments
News  |  10/22/2010  | 
Among the appointments made retirement in light of the retirement of COO John Degnan on Dec. are that of Dino Robusto, who oversees IT, to president of personal lines and claims.
Aetna Promotions Continue, CIO Meg McCarthy Among Them
News  |  10/22/2010  | 
McCarthy is being promoted to EVP, while CFO Joseph Zubretsky has been named senior EVP and CFO.
Drilling Down on Social Media Due Diligence for Insurers
News  |  10/21/2010  | 
My blog post published earlier this week, "Facebook Privacy Breach Shows Hazards of Social Media for Insurers," triggered an exchange with Anand Rao, a partner at Diamond Management & Technology Consultants. Anand shares his insights into the hazards insurers face, and what regulators are likely to consider due diligence on the part of insurers.
Zurich Names New Chief Claims Officer for North America
News  |  10/20/2010  | 
Zurich names Steve Hatch Chief Claims Officer for North America.
Zurich Picks Detica Risk Management Platform for Life and Pensions
News  |  10/20/2010  | 
Zurich cited increasing complexity and transaction volume growth in its selection of Detica NetReveal.
The Hartford Names James Eckerly EVP of Newly Created Strategic Initiatives and Enterprise Technology Position
News  |  10/18/2010  | 
Eckerly will report to The Hartford's chairman, president and CEO, Liam McGee.
Elite 8 2010: Masters of Change
News  |  10/18/2010  | 
This year's Elite 8 honorees share an ability to both enact and cope with change.
Jackson Life Names President and CEO
News  |  10/15/2010  | 
The Lansing, Mich.-based subsidiary of Prudential has promoted vice chairman and COO Mike Wells to the position.
P&C Carrier Torus Deploys Cognizant Risk Platform, Selects Guidewire Claims System
News  |  10/14/2010  | 
The London-based carrier of property, casualty, specialty and reinsurance has deployed a risk engineering platform from Cognizant and selected Guidewire's ClaimCenter.
Unum's Kathy Owen Manages Large-Scale Tech Change
News  |  10/12/2010  | 
En route to becoming Unum’s Global CIO, Kathy Owen has overseen game-changing technology improvements through several M&As.
NovaPro, Frasco Partner for Anti-Fraud Compliance
News  |  10/12/2010  | 
Frasco will serve as the special investigative unit for NovaPro, ensuring compliance with all anti-fraud regulatory requirements.
From Core Systems to Agent-Facing Technology, Richard Connell Drives Modernization at Selective
News  |  10/11/2010  | 
Over the past decade Senior EVP Richard Connell has driven the modernization of Selective Insurance Company of America's systems, from infrastructure and core systems to agent-facing technology and underwriting capabilities.
Guardian CIO Peter Atwater Takes Analytical Approach
News  |  10/11/2010  | 
As CIO of Group Insurance at Guardian Life, Pete Atwater leads by example in fostering an environment where smart innovation is rewarded.
Jay Levine Focuses BCBS of Minnesota on the Customer
News  |  10/11/2010  | 
Hired to be a partner to the business, SVP and CIO Jay Levine is modernizing BCBS of Minnesota's IT organization and transforming the carrier into a customer-focused enterprise.
Midwest Family Mutual's Ron Boyd Embraces Cloud
News  |  10/11/2010  | 
Midwest Family Mutual CEO Ron Boyd has grabbed the reins of the P&C carrier's IT strategy, creating a future-focused, innovative organization with a heavy cloud presence.
USAA's Greg Schwartz Delivers Superior Member Experience
News  |  10/11/2010  | 
USAA SVP and CIO Greg Schwartz stresses process excellence in service of a superior member experience.
CIO Kelly Hall's Priority: Make Kentucky Farm Bureau Agile
News  |  10/11/2010  | 
Kentucky Farm Bureau VP and CIO Kelly Hall has implemented agile, web-based systems that augment the carrier's reputation for excellent customer service.
RGA's Mark Showers Brings a Large-Company Perspective to Rapidly Growing RGA Reinsurance.
News  |  10/11/2010  | 
RGA SVP and CIO Mark Showers brings a large-company perspective to rapidly growing RGA Reinsurance.
WellPoint Names Lori Beer EVP of Newly Formed Enterprise Business Services Unit
News  |  10/8/2010  | 
A.J. Lang, who joined WellPoint in 2008, will succeed Beer in the CIO Role.

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