Reinsurance News

Shekar Pannala joins The Hartford as CIO for P&C

14th March 2023 - Author: Kassandra Jimenez-Sanchez

Property and casualty insurer, The Hartford has appointed Shekar Pannala to the newly created role of Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Property & Casualty.

With broad technology experience, built over a 30-year career, Pannala will lead technology across the company’s Personal Lines, Small Commercial and Middle & Large Commercial businesses.

He will report to The Hartford’s Chief Information Officer Deepa Soni, who leads technology, data, analytics and cyber security across the enterprise.

“We’re excited to have Shekar as part of our technology leadership team. His blend of executive management and technology expertise across the financial services and insurance industries make him uniquely suited as The Hartford pursues its aggressive technology agenda,” Soni commented.

Adding: “We are on a mission to bring the power and scale of leading-edge technologies to shape the future of insurance for our customers. Shekar’s impressive credentials in technology delivery, customer experience and digital transformation, will help accelerate our digital transformation in the property and casualty business.

Tremor - The modern way to place reinsurance

Pannala joins The Hartford from Ghubb, where he most recently served as the company’s global CIO. During his time at Chubb he was responsible for technology across the enterprise.

Prior to this, he was Chief Technology Officer at S&P Global.Additionally, he also held senior management roles at BNY Mellon, where he was executive vice president and divisional chief information officer responsible for asset servicing technology.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Recent Reinsurance News