Andy Briscoe appointed Non-Executive Chairman at IT-Freedom
· Industry veteran returns to general insurance industry with claims management software specialist
LONDON, Tuesday 29th November, 2011 – IT-Freedom (www.it-freedom.com), the leading provider of specialist software solutions for the general insurance industry, today announced that Andy Briscoe, former Managing Director at AA Insurance Services, has joined the management team as Non-Executive Chairman. The appointment coincides with a significant growth phase that will see IT-Freedom expand and strengthen all areas of the company to meet increased demand for its market leading claims management and policy administration software.
Andy had a distinguished career in the insurance industry before working in private equity where he recently led the acquisition of RAC. In a six year career with Centrica, Andy was the Managing Director at AA Insurance Services, the UK’s largest insurance intermediary, an AA board member and launched the Goldfish credit card in 1997. Previous senior management positions include roles at BUPA, Clerical Medical and American Express.
Andy Briscoe, Non-Executive Chairman, IT-Freedom said, “I am looking forward to working with the team at IT-Freedom to achieve our strategic vision which is to make us the first choice for general insurers that wish to deploy modern claims and policy systems. We will achieve this without sacrificing the principles that IT-Freedom is founded on: integrity, passion for delivering the highest quality software and outstanding levels of service. IT-Freedom’s innovative web enabled products solve a real need in the insurance industry and eliminate the inefficiencies associated with legacy IT systems whilst raising customer service levels.”
In addition to running the IT-Freedom board, Andy’s role will focus on improving performance, and raising awareness of IT-Freedom’s solutions in the market particularly with Tier 1 organisations. These insurers traditionally have the biggest challenges resulting from inefficient systems that impact customer service levels. With ICE Claims®, the claims and supply chain management solution and ICE Policy®, an innovative policy administration system, IT-Freedom is well positioned to meet the needs of the general insurance market.
Mick Sargeant, Managing Director of IT-Freedom added, “Andy brings a wealth of business and insurance expertise both with major general insurers and from his time in private equity. He has a proven track record of helping companies reach growth targets and his appointment broadens the leadership team at IT-Freedom. We are now recognised across the industry for having the best claims management system for the general insurance industry. The addition of a policy administration system that has gained praise from analysts has strengthened our offering for the general insurance industry.”
IT-Freedom provides best practice web-based solutions for the general insurance industry. A wealth of knowledge and experience has been combined with excellent technical design to produce the ICE product suite. ICE Claims® helps insurers drive down the cost of claims: ICE Track® provides the comprehensive information to ensure efficient business management and the recent launch of ICE Policy® completes the set of products for the modern insurer. By challenging accepted practices and harnessing technology we can help your business change for the better. For more details visit www.it-freedom.com
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