Universal Conversion Technologies Names Mark Christman VP, Data Migration

Christman will leverage his decades of experience in administrative system conversion projects to lead UCT’s digital transformation services.

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Universal Conversion Technologies (UCT), a Philadelphia-based Equisoft (Montreal) subsidiary, has announced the appointment of Mark Christman as VP of Data Migration. An insurance technology veteran of more than 30 years, Christman specializes in facilitating holistic digital transformation for insurance companies by providing comprehensive solutions that streamline legacy systems, according to a UCT statement.

Mike Allee, President, Universal Conversion Technologies.

“Mark has worked in both the vendor space and the carrier space and understands how to navigate the complex challenges facing the life insurance industry.” comments Mike Allee, President, UCT. “His extensive experience in the insurance industry and his track record of success will be invaluable as we continue to expand our practice globally. He is a highly accomplished business development and service delivery professional.”

Over the course of his career, Christman has successfully led over 150 end-to-end administrative system conversion projects with millions of policies. He has extensive experience working with global insurers, private equity firms, and reinsurers. Christman has also consulted for insurance executives globally in the areas of platform conversions, enterprise software solutions, outcome-based managed services, and business process outsourcing solutions. He arrives at UCT with a track record of successfully integrating over 20 acquired companies and books of business, which makes him uniquely qualified to help companies leverage legacy data and retire older core systems, according to the statement.

Innovative Next-Generation Solutions

Mark Christman, VP, Data Migration, Universal Conversion Technologies.

As VP of Data Migration, Christman will be responsible for leading business development and solutions for UCT’s growing transformation practice. “I look forward to working with the talented UCT and Equisoft teams to drive business growth and success for our clients,” adds Christman. “With UCT’s exceptional reputation and Equisoft’s industry insight, I am confident that we will continue to deliver innovative and next-generation solutions that help our clients achieve their business goals.”

Christman most recently served as head of business development at Illumifin (formerly known as Concentrix), a Greenville, S.C.-based third-party insurance administration and technology provider serving the U.S. Group, Individual, Voluntary Life, Health, and Annuity segments. Prior to Illumifin, he spent a year as a deal executive at Specter Capital in Dallas. Christman built a reputation as an industry leader during a 20-year career at DXC (Tysons, Va.; formerly CSC) where he held several senior roles, including in the areas of data conversion, business process outsourcing and M&A. Prior to CSC, Christman spent four years as a program manager at New York Life.

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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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