Optio Group, the specialty MGA, today announces the promotion of Kevin Cleary to the role of chief information officer (CIO), effective immediately. In this role, Cleary will lead and manage Optio’s technology platforms in line with the group’s tech-enabled outlook and aspirations.
Cleary will spearhead the development and execution of Optio’s digital eco-system, while identifying and creating cutting-edge technological solutions to business needs and challenges. Working alongside the executive team, Cleary will also play an integral role in mapping and realising Optio’s global strategic ambitions.
Matthew Fosh, executive chairman, said:
“Kevin’s promotion reflects Optio’s ongoing commitment to leading in a modernising market. Our sector is experiencing rapid technological evolution, and Kevin is exceptionally well-equipped to lead our continued growth as we harness technology and data.”
Cleary has more than 20 years’ of industry experience across a range of insurers, Lloyd’s syndicates and MGAs, and previously held the role of CCO of Optio Group.