SLK Global Solutions, a provider of technology-enabled platform solutions for the financial services industry, has added Ken Fries as Vice President of Business Development in a move to strengthen its Insurance solutions team, one of the company’s fastest growing business lines. In his new role, Ken will oversee the growth of the company’s Property & Casualty Insurance and Lender Placed Insurance solutions.
“Ken has extensive background with the Insurance industry and shares our principles of delivering business transformative solutions in this space,” SLK Executive Vice President for Insurance Larry Compton said. “I am thrilled that Ken has joined our team and his vast experience will definitely propel growth in our insurance solutions business”
Ken who will also be responsible for strategically growing SLK’s customer base of insurance carriers, managing general agents and brokers has more than 37 years of experience with Property & Casualty insurance carriers and independent agency operations and sales functions. He has held leadership positions in both business and IT for three of the Fortune 100 insurance carriers and two independent insurance agencies where he was President. He most recently served as the President at Castle Edge Insurance Agency of Realogy Holdings Corporation, where he was responsible for managing sales, carrier placements and service operations across 37 states representing 20 top rated insurance companies. He has also held leadership roles at Mass Mutual, Hartford and Aetna. In addition, Ken is also a licensed Property & Casualty Insurance agent and has even owned and operated an independent insurance agency in Connecticut for 7 years.
“I am confident Ken with his extensive expertise in the Insurance industry will help us strengthen our suite of offerings for the Insurance vertical and help us drive even more value to insurance companies and our existing customers,” SLK President Alok Datta said.“This is a great opportunity to help insurance companies and agents enhance operational efficiency, deliver superior customer experience and reduce their operational expenses by using SLK’s suite of business process services, automation technologies including RPA, data and analytics and its platform solution for Compliance/ QC automation.” Fries said. “I’m excited to be a part of this vibrant team that is constantly innovating to offer the best business solutions to customers and this provides me with a great opportunity to develop new strategies and design new solutions to help insurance companies achieve operational excellence and deliver a superior customer experience.”