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StoneRiver Expands Executive Team

StoneRiver, Inc., hires Thomas Chesbrough as SVP of Business Enterprise Solutions, and Paul Skordilis as SVP, Sales and Marketing.

Two long-time insurance technology professionals have joined the senior management team of Oakland, Calif.-based StoneRiver, Inc. Thomas Chesbrough has filled the new position of SVP of Business Enterprise Solutions, focusing on the growth of StoneRiver's P&C core products. Paul Skordilis has also joined the vendor as SVP, Sales and Marketing, overseeing these functions with an objective to drive growth and enhance the company's integrated marketing and sales activity.

With more than 20 years of experience in information technology, Chesbrough comes to StoneRiver from Nationwide Insurance, where he had the responsibility for IT Applications. Prior to Nationwide, he held other leadership positions at Kensington Pointe, Thazar Solutions, Dodson Insurance Group and American Mutual Liability Insurance.

Skordilis brings to StoneRiver knowledge of both domestic and international markets with a concentration on financial services and insurance companies. Most recently he was VP-Sales, Insurance Global Business Unit (IGBU) at Oracle. He also held leadership roles at StillSecure and McAfee.

"Tom and Paul come to us with a wealth of experience, as well as exciting new ideas and vision," Gary Sherne, president of StoneRiver, Inc., stated in a press release. "These characteristics will certainly raise the bar for our organization in ways that will be beneficial to both StoneRiver and our clients."

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