Origami Risk appoints Chris Bennett and Mike Kaplan to New Senior Leadership Positions

Kaplan will serve as the president of Origami’s Core Solutions division, assuming all operational responsibilities, and Bennett as the division’s Chief Strategy Officer.

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Origami Risk (Chicago), a provider of risk, safety and insurance SaaS solutions, has announced senior-level appointments in its Core Solutions division, naming Chris Bennett as Chief Strategy Officer and Mike Kaplan as President. The appointments position the division to sustain its accelerated growth in serving insurers, managing general agents (MGAs), program administrators, third party claims administrators (TPAs), risk pools, and brokers, according to an Origami Risk Statement. The executive appointment news comes days after Origami Risk’s acquisition of Dais.

Robert Petrie, CEO, Origami Risk.

Exceptionally Talented Executives

“As Core Solutions continues to achieve rapid growth, we are committed to maintaining the highest levels of client and colleague satisfaction that have always distinguished our firm,” comments Bob Petrie, CEO, Origami Risk. “Mike’s strong record in operations, growth and service quality complements Chris’ vision for the business, knowledge and experience with our growing clientele. I’m excited to see these two exceptionally talented executives collaborate with other members of our leadership team to grow our business, nourish our culture and deliver on our promise of service excellence.” 

Chris Bennett, Chief Strategy Officer, Origami Risk.

Expanded Role in Division’s Growth & Development

When Origami established the Core Solutions division in 2019, Bennett became its president and quickly oversaw the division’s rapid expansion. With Kaplan now assuming all operational responsibilities as president, Bennett will have an expanded role guiding the division’s growth and development. This includes building new capabilities and solution sets to address the dynamic and evolving needs of a diverse clientele. Bennett has been a prominent leader in risk management and insurance technology and has nearly three decades of experience in client service, sales and product management. 

Thirty-Year Veteran

Kaplan joins Origami with 30 years of experience in operations, professional services, customer success, and change management, including more than 10 years in various leadership positions with Salesforce. Previously, he was Chief Customer Officer at Integrate. He has also held management positions at ExactTarget (acquired by Salesforce), and Oracle, and co-founded Acuite Consulting Solutions, which worked with Fortune 1000 companies throughout the U.S. and Canada. 

Origami’s Core Solutions division offers a full suite of end-to-end, integrated SaaS solutions for policy, rating, billing, loss control and claims administration, reporting and analytics, along with a comprehensive digital engagement experience for all internal and external stakeholders.

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Miles O’Donnell // Miles O’Donnell is a Vancouver, Washington-based student with an interest in journalism and business administration currently working as a junior reporter for Insurance Innovation Reporter. His interests include politics, philosophy and music.

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