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Head of Information Technology



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A multi-line property and casualty company with roots dating to the early 20th century is seeking a Head of Information Technology. A financially strong carrier, our client provides primarily auto, homeowners and farm insurance and prides itself on strong and transparent relationships with its agents. The successful executive will be a member of the senior management team and will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer. This trusted and hands-on business partner will be responsible for the overall planning, organization and execution of all IT functions. This is a retained search.



  • Lead all IT efforts to support and maintain existing applications, develop new technology solutions, and meet customer requirements.
  • Effectively and strategically balance moving the business forward and innovating while also leading the day-to-day efforts of the IT division.
  • Direct and prioritize the workload of IT resources, and ensure staff are appropriately deployed.
  • Ensure consistency and maintainability of existing applications; create, maintain and enforce standards/procedures of newly implemented technical solutions.
  • Perform liaison duties between users, operations and programming personnel in the areas of systems design, modifications or troubleshooting.



  • 15+ years of experience within IT with a focus on implementing new applications, preferably with additional experience in infrastructure
  • 5+ years of experience in a leadership role with a track record of developing staff
  • Proven accountability and success in managing software modernization efforts, including robust development of RFPs, vendor selection and contract/vendor management (preferred)
  • Experience with data warehouse and analytics (preferred)
  • Track record of balancing strategic leadership with the day-to-day direction of an IT division
  • Excellent communication skills – including verbal, written, presentation, influencing and listening – in individual, group and virtual settings
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Continuing education or industry certification (preferred)

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