The latest people moves in the world of insurtech

InsurTech Magazine take a look at some of the most significant recent moves as big-name companies in the insurtech sector reshuffle their leadership teams
Giulio Terzariol

1. Giulio Terzariol

Job From: Group CFO (Allianz)

Job To: Insurance CEO (Generali)

"We are proud to welcome Giulio Terzariol as CEO Insurance at Generali. We will benefit from the wealth of experience that Giulio is bringing to the Group, leading teams in different countries across the world." 

Generali has appointed Giulio Terzariol as the CEO of its newly created ‘Insurance’ division. Terzariol will be responsible for all of Generali’s insurance business units across Europe, Latin America and Asia – and will report directly to Group CEO Philippe Donnet. The company says that, by amalgamating its insurance operations in this way, it will help contribute to strategic alignment within the business, as well as simplifying its operating model and helping to improving business effectiveness.

Terzariol will take up his new role next month. He joins Generali from Allianz, where he served in management functions for more than 20 years, most recently as Group Chief Financial Officer. Donnet says that Generali will benefit from “the wealth of experience” that Terzariol will bring to his new employers.

Kristie Felton

2. Kristie Felton

Job From: Head of Partnerships (At-Bay)

Job To: Head of Insurance (At-Bay)

Business insurer At-Bay has appointed Kristie Felton as its new Head of Insurance. It’s a step up for Felton – an accomplished insurance industry veteran who has more than two decades of experience in the sector. She had previously been Head of Partnerships at the insurtech, and had been filling in the role of Head of Insurance on an interim basis for six months. In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and execution of all At-Bay’s underwriting, partnerships and field operations. At-Bay Co-Founder and CEO Rotem Iram called her “a phenomenal leader”.

Robert Stewart

3. Robert Stewart

Job From: Business Development Executive (VesselsValue)

Job To: Director of Business Development (Verisk Underwriting Solutions)

Data analytics and technology provider Verisk has hired Robert Stewart as Director of Business Development at Verisk Underwriting Solutions – one of two new hires announced by the company. He has over 35 years’ experience in the insurance industry, including notably as Senior Partner and Director at Miller Insurance Services.

Neil Garrett

4. Neil Garrett

Job From: Sales Director (Solera Audatex)

Job To: Sales Director (Verisk)

Data analytics and technology provider Verisk has named Neil Garrett as its new Sales Director – the second of two hires recently announced by the company. An expert in the UK’s insurance market, Garrett will play a crucial role in supporting Verisk’s business goals and joins after a decade at Audatex.

Jonathan Wismer

5. Jonathan Wismer 

Job From: CFO (Resolution Life U.S.)

Job To: Group CFO (wefox)

Wefox has welcomed Jonathan Wismer as its new Group CFO, allowing Fabian Wesemann to take up the role of Chief Investment Officer – a position that will help drive the German insurtech’s growth through M&As. Wismer previously held roles at insurance giants including AIG, Zurich, Liberty Mutual, Allianz and KPMG.

Marty Smuin

6. Marty Smuin

Job From: Board member (Arturo)

Job To: CEO (Arturo)

Arturo – an insurtech that provides intelligence on the history and state of a property, such as roof condition, for use in pricing homeowners’ insurance – has hired tech veteran Marty Smuin as its CEO. He has been on Arturo’s board for two years and “loved us so much he decided to helm the ship,” the firm says.

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