|[May 09, 2014]
Guidewire Insurance Forum 2014 Celebrates Customer Success in European General Insurance Market
LONDON --(Business Wire)--
Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE), a provider of software products to
general (Property/Casualty) insurers, recently held its Insurance Forum
2014 in London. The Guidewire Insurance Forum 2014 brought together
thought leaders from the European general insurance market to share best
practices, collaborate with their industry peers, and engage with the
This event, now in its fourth year, focused on empowering the customer
journey. Insurance Forum 2014 attendees heard from leading European
insurers about their experiences tackling complex core system
transformation projects and delivering a rich customer experience. They
also received the latest updates on Guidewire products, and exchanged
ideas about the possibilities provided by today's modern systems.
Insurance Forum 2014 kicked off by highlighting Guidewire's global
customers and the impact they're having in their communities. Keith
Stonell, managing director, EMEA, Guidewire Software, provided an update
on the company's growing momentum across Europe over the past two years
and shared Guidewire's mission to serve the global general (P/C)
insurance industry in its transformation. While there were several
additional Guidewire presenters, the focus of the day was on Guidewire
customers and the customers they serve.
Four European Guidewire customers presented on stage at the event:
Allianz UK: Evandro Manolas, IT claims manager, and Jenny
Steyn, business systems manager, provided their perspective on
bringing together business and IT teams and introducing agile
processes into their organization.
LV=: Graham Lee, business chage portfolio manager, Broker and
Claims, and Toby Harris, CIO portfolio manager, Broker and Claims,
shared how LV= built the business case for transformation and the
successes this has delivered. In addition, LV= showed how Guidewire
solutions have enabled them to respond rapidly to recent flooding in
the UK and better serve their customers.
PZU Group: Barbara Smalska, a member of the Management Board at
PZU Group, presented a case study about how PZU is completing the
largest business transformation in its history.
Tinkoff Online Insurance: Chief Operating Officer Fedor Voronin
reminded attendees that the digital age offers many opportunities for
modern insurers ready to reinvent insurance in their market with the
story of Tinkoff Online Insurance's five-month implementation success
and rapid time to value.
Insurance Forum 2014 was sponsored by five Guidewire PartnerConnect™
partners: Business Agility, Capgemini, EY (Ernst & Young), IBM (News - Alert), and
"It was thrilling to experience the energy and momentum at Insurance
Forum 2014. The event allowed us to celebrate our customers'
achievements as they transform their business, provide superior service
to their customers, and impact insurance operations in the global
market," said Keith Stonell, managing director, EMEA, Guidewire
Software. "We thank the Guidewire customers, prospects, and partners for
helping to make Insurance Forum 2014 an inspiring and successful event."
About Guidewire Software
Guidewire builds software products that help general (Property/Casualty)
insurers replace their legacy core systems and transform their business.
Designed to be flexible and scalable, Guidewire products enable insurers
to deliver excellent service, increase market share and lower operating
costs. Guidewire InsuranceSuite™ provides the core systems used by
insurers as operational systems of record. Additional products provide
support for data management, business intelligence, anytime/anywhere
access and guidance and monitoring. More than 150 Property/Casualty
insurers around the world have selected Guidewire. For more information,
please visit www.guidewire.com.
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