Global reinsurer Swiss Re has appointed Darren Coomer as Chief Technology and Operations Officer (CTOO) at iptiQ, its digital Life & Health and Property & Casualty insurance platform as well as its B2B2C provider of bespoke insurance solutions.
He joins iptiQ from the S&A Group, a UK based technology and business change transformation consultancy, which he founded in 2010.
Over the last 10 years, Coomer has helped numerous start-ups, InsurTechs and large corporates to deliver innovative financial services products, navigate major technological transformations and shift towards agile, customer focused strategies.
He has also held several Board-level positions, including three years as Chief Information Officer at The Co-Op and two years at life insurer LV=.
Carlo Bewersdorf, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of iptiQ, said: “We are excited to welcome Darren Coomer as iptiQ’s new CTOO – Darren will play a pivotal role in shaping our tech strategy and ensuring excellence in sales and marketing on a global scale.
“A part of this will mean further sharpening our digital B2B2C insurance platform that allows trusted brands to swiftly roll-out new insurance products and will enable our customer-centric and tech-driven growth ambitions.”