(John Adams’ birthplace, Quincy, Mass. Photo credit: Daderot.)
The Arbella Insurance Group (Quincy, Mass.) has named Paul Brady to the position of chief information officer and senior VP of information technology. In that role, Brady oversees an information technology department of 140 professionals that comprises all IT functions and supports all business functions. The announcement of Brady’s promotion follows other executive announcements early this year, including the appointment of Allen Chaves as director of personal lines product, and Karen Martin to head contact centers.
“In today’s ever-evolving world, Paul has helped Arbella keep pace with emerging technology and to bring our customers new digital experiences,” comments John Donohue, chairman, president and CEO, Arbella Insurance Group. “In addition to his role in the IT realm, Paul has provided exceptional leadership for Arbella employees, building strong teams with an emphasis on talent development and promoting from within. He is also a proven and collaborative business partner across the organization, with our independent agents and our policyholders.”
Brady joined the Arbella Insurance Group in 2010, was promoted and appointed an officer in 2012 and was recognized in 2015 as CIO of the Year by the Boston Business Journal, the insurer reports. In 2017, Brady’s responsibility expanded with the oversight of Facilities and Real Estate Management.
Prior to his arrival at Arbella, Brady served over 10 years at Liberty Mutual in a variety of technology and management roles. He has spent 18 years in the property/casualty industry experience include everything from legacy core systems replacements, agent and consumer web portals to data and analytics, enterprise architecture and business/technology strategy and execution.