AdvantageGo, a commercial re/insurance software provider and part of Coforge, has appointed Ian Summers as Global Business Leader.
In his new role, Summers will be responsible for the strategic direction and the operations of the company and leading AdvantageGo´s dedicated team of specialists in delivering best-in-class commercial re/insurance software that transforms risk administration.
According to the firm, he has a goal to build the next generation ecosystem to digitise the Specialty insurance market.
Based in London, he will report to Sudhir Singh, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Coforge.
Summers has over three decades of experience across the insurance, reinsurance and technology sectors. He joins AdvantageGo from Verisk Specialty Business Solutions, where he recently served as Chief Executive Officer.
He has also held the roles of Chief Information Officer and Director of change strategy at AON, as well as director for a number of companies, including London Whitespace, PPL, and Polaris.
Commenting on his appointment, Summers said: “I am delighted to take on this role and join the AdvantageGo team. I believe AdvantageGo is ideally positioned with its business model, product portfolio, and talented team that uniquely positions it to support customers to drive significant profitable growth.
“As the insurance industry evolves, our goal is to work in partnership with the industry and peers to achieve its full digital transformation potential while enhancing our unique innovation and product development capabilities.”
Throughout his career, Ian has been an advocate of digitisation of the Insurance ecosystem and has sat on and chaired a number of cross-industry groups, including LIBBA’s market reform and strategy committee and ACORD’s Global Reinsurance and Large Commercial standards board.
Sudhir Singh said: “The commercial insurance industry is facing unprecedented change amid an emerging risk landscape creating a slew of new challenges and opportunities. As carriers increasingly embrace a digital-first mindset, AdvantageGo and Coforge support our customers to accelerate their digital transformation to navigate evolving risk and build resilience.”