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Insurance technology veteran Bart Patrick has joined Duck Creek Technologies (Boston) as Managing Director for the European market. Based in London, Patrick is responsible for the expansion of Duck Creek’s presence in the EMEA market.
Patrick brings more than 25 years of experience and a focus on digital insurance innovation to Duck Creek’s European strategy. His prior roles include leading insurance business strategy, technology, services and sales for companies such as TCS, SAP, Pegasystems, and SAS, with responsibility for P&Ls in excess of £25 million and supporting staffing levels of more than 1000. In his most recent role as Director, Insurance EMEA at SAP (Walldorf, Germany), Patrick directed Insurance Innovation for the EMEA North region, helping insurers and insurtechs alike get the most from their investments in technology.
“The insurance industry’s appetite for cloud-based, modern core technologies that support flexibility, connectivity, smart operations, and innovation is growing daily,” comments Patrick. “Duck Creek has been leading insurers’ digital transformation processes for years. It is extremely exciting to be growing our footprint in Europe, where some of the most creative and ambitious business strategies are being set. Those who know me understand my passion for doing the right thing for the insurance market, and I believe Duck Creek is doing all the right things.”
“What attracted me to Duck Creek was its foundation in deep insurance business know-how combined with a highly-configurable, open SaaS solution (Duck Creek OnDemand) that gives insurers what they need to succeed in today’s highly competitive insurance marketplace,” Patrick adds.
Significant Component of Vendor’s Overall Growth Strategy
“The European market is a significant component of our overall growth strategy,” comments Eugene Van Biert, Chief Revenue Officer, Duck Creek Technologies. “Bart’s knowledge of the marketplace and his deep business and technical experience make him a great choice to head our European efforts. We’re thrilled to have him on board.”