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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Management Strategies posted in September 2009
The Hartford Names Liam McGee New CEO
News  |  9/30/2009  | 
McGee, Bank of America's former head of consumer banking, oversaw that company's global technology and delivery in more than 30 countries.
Farmers Alliance Mutual Insurance's Andy Edwardson Sees IT's Mission as Enabling Better Products and Services
News  |  9/29/2009  | 
Andy Edwardson has led Farmers Alliance Mutual Insurance's IT organization in a series of ambitious IT endeavors -- including an SOA initiative -- that would scare off many larger carriers.
Stuart Tainsky Named First CIO at PURE
News  |  9/24/2009  | 
As the first CIO at PURE, Stuart Tainsky will seek to improve the nascent carrier's ease of doing business while establishing a more holistic approach to technology.
Your Attention, Please: Insurance CIOs Must Focus on Core Capabilities and Minimize Distractions
News  |  9/23/2009  | 
Successful management of an insurance IT organization requires concentration on key areas, such as data management, and being alert to distractions that can dilute efforts, counsels R.E. Nolan SVP Rod Travers.
Keith Sievers Centralizes, Modernizes IT at Unitrin
News  |  9/22/2009  | 
Keith Sievers has used a mix of componentization and federalization to help streamline and modernize Unitrin's technology operations in his role as the company's shared services CIO.
Mark Berthiaume Addresses the Big Picture at Chubb
News  |  9/21/2009  | 
The enterprise IT governance and strategy initiatives driven by Mark Berthiaume, CIO of Chubb's Specialty and Commercial divisions, are highlights of a career transcending the limits of business lines and of IT itself.
The Qualities of the Elite Insurance CIO
News  |  9/21/2009  | 
There are many talented CIOs in the insurance industry, but the best are decisive managers who excel as communicators, team builders and drivers of significant change, says Suzanne Fairlie, founder and president of ProSearch.
Wilton Re CIO Andy Wood Focuses on the Strategic Core of IT
News  |  9/21/2009  | 
By conserving strategic capabilities and ceding operational services to external providers, Wilton Re CIO Andy Wood has built a flexible IT organization that maximizes speed while minimizing cost.
Aviva Appoints Chris Littlefield to U.S. CEO Post
News  |  9/9/2009  | 
Aviva appoints Chris Littlefield to U.S. CEO post; former COO helped manage 2006 acquisition of AmerUs
Ray Oral Named CIO of CNA Financial Corporation
News  |  9/2/2009  | 
Oral Will Succeed John Golden, the carrier's executive vice president and CIO, who will complete his tenure on Sept. 11, 2009.
Prudential UK to Centralize Financial Modeling and Risk Management Apps
News  |  9/2/2009  | 
Prudential UK has signed a licensing agreement with Towers Perrin to centralize its financial modeling applications.
NAMIC Makes Senior Officer Promotions
News  |  9/1/2009  | 
The promotions of Jimi Grande and Neil Alldredge coincide with the retirement of Carl Parks, the association's senior vice president of government affairs.

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