Philadelphia, PA – January 30, 2014 – Unirisx, LLC (Unirisx), developer of world-class, SaaS-based, core administration solutions for property and casualty (P&C) insurance organizations, is pleased to announce Steve Pickworth has joined the company as executive vice president of business development. Pickworth will be responsible for continuing to grow and expand the strategic direction of Unirisx's North American markets in conjunction with Alex Van Gorden, executive vice president of North American sales for Unirisx.
Pickworth has an in-depth understanding of insurance company operational issues gained through more than 30 years in the property and casualty (P&C) industry. Prior to joining Unirisx, Pickworth held high-level sales positions with Xuber, CSC and Accenture Duck Creek, where for several years he successfully structured, negotiated and closed many significant software. His experience in corporate leadership, and his ability to achieve revenue goals and increase marketing and brand awareness have established him as an industry leader with a proven ability to identify innovative solutions to address the business needs identified by insurers of all sizes.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute my knowledge and diverse experience, and I look forward to continuing to build on the success, service, and innovation that defines the Unirisx solution," said Pickworth. "With Unirisx's globally-successful, proven solution, which not only provides true value but also exceptional speed-to-market, the opportunities for further expansion and growth are truly exciting."
A graduate of Georgetown College, Pickworth began his career as an underwriter at The Seibels Bruce Group, where he realized early on that streamlining processes was a critical success factor for any insurance organization. He has continued to apply his business acumen to identify industry trends, recognize areas of improvement, and provide insight into solutions which best serve P&C insurance technology needs.
"We are excited to welcome Steve, who adds even more value to our outstanding leadership team,” said Akhil Tripathi, CEO of Unirisx. “As we continue to expand into new markets, enhance our platform's capabilities, and demonstrate the value of the Unirisx’s insurance solutions to existing and potential customers, Steve's extensive experience and background coupled with his talent, tenacity, and determination, will help enable Unirisx to provide an outstanding technology solution with unsurpassed quality and capabilities. "
About Unirisx, LLC (Unirisx)
Unirisx, LLC (Unirisx) provides transformational, world-class, core administration solutions for property and casualty (P&C) insurance organizations. Unirisx’s highly-configurable, on-demand solutions for personal, commercial, and specialty lines, including ocean/marine, excess and surplus (E&S) and professional liability, enable the rapid creation and launch of new products, broadened distribution, and effective management of the full policy lifecycle in real-time. Via a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, Unirisx reduces upfront costs and accelerates speed-to-market through unique customization capabilities currently powering successful implementations in multiple lines, multiple currencies and multiple languages around the world. For more information about Unirisx, please visit www.unirisx.com.
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