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Canadian consulting firm CGI appoints Paul Wishman to Vice President, Global Insurance

18th May 2017 - Author: Staff Writer

Canadian Global Information technology consulting firm, CGI, has appointed Paul Wishman, an expert in leading digital growth and transformation of UK insurance brands, to Vice-President of Global Insurance.

As CGI Vice President, Wishman will work to improve and accelerate clients’ digital transformation and help insurance companies develop their digital vision and execution strategy.

Prior to his appointment, Wishman worked as Group e-Commerce Director at LV= and Online Director of esure Group.

He commented that insurance is on the cusp of “rapid business model change as technology and customer expectations converge”, adding, “in parallel, significant combined ratio pressure means that benefits need to be delivered fast. I look forward to engaging with the CGI regional teams to ensure our clients have access to all our capabilities to help them with digital transformation and innovation”.

Penny Hembrow, Senior Vice-President, Industry Strategic Consulting, said; “We have seen a marked increase in the demand for digital capability from our insurance clients, especially in how to execute to create bottom line results, Paul brings this expertise to our clients”.

CGI currently services 7 of the 10 top insurance carriers worldwide, providing expertise in digital services to help re/insurers successfully adapt their business models to the wave of disruptive trends and innovation.

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