Universal Insurance Holdings has announced the appointment of William Degnan as Chief Claims Officer.
Degnan was previously Executive Vice President, Claims of Alder Adjusting Corporation, Universal’s wholly owned claims adjusting subsidiary.
As Chief Claims Officer, Degnan will continue to lead enterprise-wide claims processing and adjusting, overseeing over 300 professionals and multiple third-party relationships.
“William has been instrumental to our claims department, helping to develop a first class organization that allows us to better serve our policyholders,” said Steve Donaghy, Chief Executive Officer.
“William has spearheaded multiple initiatives, ultimately leading to increased customer satisfaction, and, under his leadership, we’ve increased technology adoption, leading to increased efficiency and productivity.”
Degnan has been with Universal since 2011, and, prior to serving as Executive Vice President of Alder Adjusting Corporation, he held various positions of increasing responsibility within Universal’s claims department.