Burke appointed Tokio Marine HCC CIO

Tokio Marine HCC has appointed Des Burke as its new chief information officer. Mr. Burke joins from Lloyd’s, where he was global CIO and head of change before becoming chief technology officer, leading the Future at Lloyd’s initiative.

He said: “The ability to drive and implement technology change has always been exciting to me. The insurance industry is undergoing significant change and may be one of the few remaining sectors with potential for major transformation that can really impact the business end to end. Understanding the business agenda and then bringing technology to make it even better really drives me. I have always operated as the link between business and technology, and I look forward to driving practical change at Tokio Marine HCC, creating a platform that allows the business to continue performing at a high level and effectively supports each of our team members.”

With more than 30 years’ cross-sector experience in information technology Mr. Burke’s career has included roles at Morgan Stanley, BP and Prudential.

He will report to specialty lines CUO, Thibaud Hervy.

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