French Admiral Subsidiary L’olivier Deploys Guidewire InsuranceSuite

The carrier implemented InsuranceSuite for underwriting, policy administration, claims management, billing and client data management within 11 months.

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L’olivier – assurance auto (Paris), a motor insurance provider and French subsidiary of Admiral Group (Cardiff, Wales) has completed its implementation of Guidewire InsuranceSuite as its platform for underwriting, policy administration, claims management, billing and client data management.

“We are gratified that we have been able to work with a suite of well-built insurance applications,” explained Pascal Gonzalvez, CEO, L’olivier – assurance auto. “This, combined with consistency across the platform, has enabled us to initiate new projects right away.”

According to a Guidewire statement, benefits of InsuranceSuite to L’olivier – assurance auto include giving  the carrier the ability to offer customers the flexible and tailored solutions that they want; the ability to develop and bring to market original new products easily and quickly; and being able to manage and customize their integrated platform with a high level of self-sufficiency. The implementation was completed within 11 months.

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“Our business values the importance of self-reliance,” adds Gonzalvez. “This is why, from early on in the implementation, we consciously adopted a strategy to make our team self-sufficient. As a consequence, we now have better control of this element of our overall ownership costs.”

“We applaud L’olivier – assurance auto in the successful business-value driven deployment of InsuranceSuite, “ comments Mike Polelle, chief customer officer, Guidewire Software. “We admire the focus they place on providing responsive and inventive motor insurance products and look forward to continuing to work with them as they grow their business further.”

Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at or (503) 936-2803.

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