4th May 2022

SiriusPoint builds out leading technology team to execute change and transformation

SiriusPoint has made key appointments to its information technology team, building out a diverse set of expertise to transform the way the company operates and supports its business functions.
The new team will integrate the company’s platforms, creating improved IT functionality to enable the operational efficiency of the business. They will also help SiriusPoint’s strategic goal of being a technology-enabled insurer, including cloud transformation, establishing a robust data and analytics platform, and adopting modern technology architecture and practice.
“Developing an industry-leading technology approach has been a priority for the business since SiriusPoint launched nearly a year ago,” said Darryl Siry, chief technology officer. “I am delighted to have attracted an enormously talented and diverse team, each member of which brings unique insight and experience to deliver our technology strategy. SiriusPoint’s platforms and operational capabilities are core to our ability to be nimble and data-driven, enhancing functions across the business from underwriting and risk management to finance and operations.”
Prashanth Gangu, c00 and president, Insurance & Services, said “Successful transformation in the insurance industry requires a clear vision and the talent to deliver results. Over the past year, Darryl has built a highly talented technology team. I couldn’t be happier with the skills and diverse approaches we have to deliver on our ambitions within our insurance business and the disruptive MGAs and insurTechs SiriusPoint partners with.”
SiriusPoint’s technology appointments include:
-Nestor Lopez joins at chief information He is based in New York and will lead IT strategy and execution for the global Reinsurance and Primary Insurance business. Lopez was previously cio at ProSight Specialty Insurance and also held IT and operational roles at CNA and Allianz.
-Atul Bahl is appointed as head of Cloud Infrastructure and DevOps. Based in New York, Bahl joins from Verisk Analytics. He will have responsibility for the management and development of cloud infrastructure and DevOps processes and teams and will oversee all components of our cloud infrastructure.
-Shalanda Durrant-Thomas is appointed vp, Finance and Risk Systems. Based in Bermuda, she joins from Arch Capital Group and has IT responsibility for all systems related to finance, pricing, portfolio analytics, actuarial and capital management.
-Janaé B. Frazier joins from Prudential Financial as vp, IT Operations, Process and Controls. Based in New York, Frazier is responsible for data centres, networking, end-user computing, and helpdesk functions.

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