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Hiscox’s Jonathan Fletcher named CFC’s new Chief Technology Officer

26th February 2019 - Author: Luke Gallin

Specialist insurer CFC Underwriting has announced the appointment of Jonathan Fletcher from Hiscox as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

CFCIn his new role, Fletcher will take oversight of the insurer’s technology and infrastructure strategy, while leading the firm’s expanding development and support teams.

David Walsh, CFC’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), commented: “Technology innovation has long been at the heart of CFC’s business and continues to be one of the main drivers of our growth and success. The addition of Jonathan to our leadership team is a testament to the caliber of the work we’ve done so far, and to our commitment to lead the market in digital innovation.”

He joins the firm with more than 20 years’ experience leading IT, Dev0ps and digital transformation projects at a number of major brands, which includes Hiscox, Accenture and also the London Stock Exchange.

Fletcher was previously Group CTO at Hiscox, where he had responsibility for the company’s global application and infrastructure strategy, and where he also led a number of digital transformation initiatives, such as the launch of the Hiscox Cloud Platform.

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Fletcher commented on his new role: “Innovation and digital transformation are hot topics in insurance and financial services, but there are few companies who are actually walking the walk.

“CFC is using technology to transform the way they sell insurance – by transacting business more efficiently and delivering products to market faster. I’m excited to partner with the leadership team and our world-class development team to help drive the next phase of our growth.”

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