MONTEREY, Calif., May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Insurance Group® (CIG®), the leading regional property and casualty insurer serving the Western United States, has promoted John Halberstadt to Vice President and Chief Information Officer.
Halberstadt will be responsible for the technology vision of CIG and translating it into meaningful actions and plans. He also will establish the company's information technology strategy and the direction of the IT resources to fulfill corporate technology objectives.
"Capital Insurance Group is an exceptional organization, with a stellar reputation, storied past and bright future," said Halberstadt. "I'm enthusiastic to have this great opportunity here at CIG to define and execute upon a holistic, business-focused technology strategy that will enable, accelerate and amplify our solutions and service to our Agents and policyholders."
Arne Chatterton, President and CEO of Capital Insurance Group, remarks, "More than any other factor, CIG's success will be defined by the ability to deliver a technology experience that is concise and intuitive. John has quickly organized a quality, engaged team that is focused on consistent delivery and ease of doing business for our agents, employees and policyholders."
Halberstadt joined CIG in July 2015, with over 20 years of senior-level technology leadership experience. He has previously served as Senior Vice President of Customer Experience Innovation at artificial intelligence pioneer Next IT, Chief Information Officer of United General and Vice President of Information Technology at Fidelity National.
About Capital Insurance Group
Capital Insurance Group® (CIG) is the leading regional property and casualty insurer serving the Western U.S. since 1898. CIG insures Personal Auto, Homeowners, Farmowners, Condo Owners, Vacation Property, Renters, Apartment Building Owners, and many kinds of Commercial and Agricultural Auto and Property. The more than 115 year-old company is rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best, the independent financial monitor of the insurance industry. CIG manages personal, business, and agriculture risks underwritten by its affiliate companies: California Capital Insurance Company, Eagle West Insurance Company, Nevada Capital Insurance Company, and Monterey Insurance Company. Types of policies may vary from state to state. For more information, please visit www.CIGinsurance.com
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