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Richard Smith announced as product owner at Sequel

Sequel has announced the appointment of Richard Smith as Product Owner.

Richard will be responsible for ensuring that Sequel Impact retains its status as a leading deterministic aggregations tool in the global (re)insurance market. He will be extending Impact’s capabilities with the aim to make it the single point of reference for any geospatial based decision making within an insurance organisation.


Having worked in the insurance industry in various roles for over 10 years, Richard has a deep understanding of the sector. He joins Sequel from NIIT Technologies Limited, where he spent two years as a business consultant.


Prior to his time at NIIT, Richard was an underwriter at Aviva for nine years, where he took on a number of senior roles including; European Trading Manager and Senior International Property Underwriter. He has also held a senior positon with Aviva Commercial Transformation, where he was the International Design Lead for a major general insurance software implementation.


Mario Garcia, Chief Executive Officer at Sequel, said:


“Given his previous roles as an underwriter and his past two years at NIIT, Richard is uniquely placed to take on this role at Sequel. We are heavily investing in Sequel Impact to make sure we are providing the most up-to-date and innovative solutions for our clients. Therefore, a big part of Richard’s role will be to develop Sequel Impact so that it continues to be the success it has been over the last 3 years. Richard is another strong addition to the ever growing Sequel team and we are confident his joining will continue to drive us towards to achieving our goals.”

Date: 20.09.2016 Posted by: Rob Stavrou
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