Swiss Re’s iptiQ has announced the appointment of Darren Coomer as chief technology and operations officer (CTOO).
Based in London, he joins the firm from S&A Group, a UK based technology and business change transformation consultancy, which he founded in 2010.
In the last 10 years he has helped a number of start-up InsurTechs and larger corporates to deliver innovative financial services products, navigate major technological transformations and shift towards agile, customer focused strategies.
Coomer has held several Board-level positions, including three years as chief information officer at The Co-Op; and two years at LV=.
Carlo Bewersdorf, CEO iptiQ, said: “We are excited to welcome Darren Coomer as iptiQ’s new CTOO – Darren will play a pivotal role in shaping our tech strategy and ensuring excellence in sales and marketing on a global scale. A part of this will mean further sharpening our digital B2B2C insurance platform that allows trusted brands to swiftly roll-out new insurance products and will enable our customer-centric and tech-driven growth ambitions.”