VIPR Options, a UK-based insurance coverage software program supplier, has introduced the appointment of Gregory J. Massey (pictured above) as North American advisor.
Massey has almost 40 years of expertise in business strains underwriting. He not too long ago retired from Zurich North America, the place he served for 13 years in quite a few senior roles, together with chief underwriting officer for business markets, senior vp for property and casualty strains, and head of program enterprise for center markets. Previous to becoming a member of Zurich North America, Massey served as a business strains vp for Selective Insurance coverage Group. He has additionally held roles at Anthem Casualty and The Hartford.
Massey holds the designations of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Licensed Insurance coverage Counselor (CIC), and Licensed Danger Supervisor (CRM). He beforehand served as an lively volunteer chief of the CPCU Society, an affiliate of The Institutes, and the Nationwide Alliance for Insurance coverage Schooling. He’s additionally acknowledged as a Licensed Program Chief (CPL) by the Goal Markets group.
Based in 2009, VIPR helps the automation of insurance coverage back-office processes. VIPR was the primary software program supplier to be accredited by the Lloyd’s London marketplace for direct reporting. By 2018, a 3rd of Lloyd’s managing brokers have been utilizing VIPR merchandise. The corporate picked up its first North American shopper in 2015 and is now looking for to broaden its North American operations.
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“We’re delighted to welcome Greg to VIPR as a part of our North American progress and growth plan,” stated David Candy, chief business officer at VIPR. “Greg’s expertise on this market goes to be instrumental in our future plans, serving to to make sure that we ship a class-leading resolution to US and Canadian shoppers.”
“VIPR Options allows the accumulating and transferring of correct coverage information to carriers and TPAs,” Massey stated. “VIPR additionally gives the analytical potential to develop actionable insights which can be important to managing a portfolio of dangers successfully. VIPR has demonstrated its capabilities for Lloyd’s and non-Lloyd’s syndicates and different European shoppers, so its growth into North America comes with a demonstrated monitor document.”