Exigen Insurance Solutions® (EIS), a leading global provider of core systems to insurers, today announced the hire of Chuck Johnston as chief marketing officer and Mary Anne Gillespie as executive vice president of World Wide Sales.
Chuck Johnston joins EIS from analyst firm Celent, where he served as research director, focused on insurance technology and business strategies, specializing in life insurance and group. He brings more than 25 years of expertise in insurance and information technology to the role of managing marketing and product at EIS. Prior to joining Celent, he held several roles at Oracle Insurance including vice president of Global Insurance Strategy and Solutions. He previously served in senior management roles focusing on go to market strategy and execution at Siebel and Callidus software. Prior to this, he was vice president and director of Insurance Information Strategies at META Group. Johnston also has held technology and business leadership positions at Phoenix Home Life Mutual Insurance.
Mary Anne Gillespie comes to EIS with over 30 years of multichannel customer engagement experience. She executed successful sales strategies and market growth in national and global territories for companies from start-up to $20 billion in revenue across a broad range of industries, including insurance technology. She previously served as executive vice president at TAS Group and vice president of Merchant Sales at PayPal. Prior to this, she was vice president of sales at Guidewire Software. Earlier, she worked in several roles at Oracle leading to senior vice president of Sales.
“The introduction of EIS Suite for Employee Benefits, built on top of the EIS Suite™, our end-to-end platform for multiple lines of insurance, has generated strong interest and demand for the solution in the group and voluntary markets and underscores the value customers find in the EIS Suite for Property & Casualty insurance,” said Alec Miloslavsky, CEO and executive chairman, EIS. “These key appointments of two highly experienced executives strengthen our executive team and equip us with great leadership to steer marketing, product and sales during this time of growth for the company.”