United Insurance Holdings Corp. (UPC Insurance) announced the appointment of Andrew Swenson as vice president and chief information officer on Tuesday. In this newly created position, Swenson will be responsible for directing and enhancing the company’s information technology infrastructure.
Swenson, 54, brings to UPC Insurance more than 30 years of experience running IT operations for leading companies. He has worked in information technology since 1982 in government, middle market and Fortune 500 companies, including positions as CIO for Sykes Enterprises and ABR Information Systems (now Ceridian).
He also founded the security consulting company VAR Integration Specialists Inc., which was acquired by Tribridge in July 2003, and subsequently served as CIO for Tribridge.
Swenson holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional designation and is a member of several information technology advisory boards in the Tampa Bay area.
John Forney, CEO of UPC Insurance, stated: “We are very pleased to welcome Andy to the UPC Insurance executive management team. He brings extensive information technology leadership experience and has led the IT infrastructure build-out for rapidly growing publicly held corporations…We are building a ‘best-in-class’ management team here at UPC Insurance, and Andy adds unique skills that will be invaluable as we continue our growth.”
Founded in 1999, UPC Insurance is an insurance holding company that sources, writes and services residential P/C insurance policies through a group of wholly owned insurance subsidiaries.
Source: UPC Insurance