BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --FirstBest® Systems, Inc.,provider of insurance software solutions for global insurance carriers, today congratulated FirstBest customer Seraina Maag, Chief Executive, North America Property and Casualty group, XL Group plc (XL) for being named a winner of the Insurance Networking News (INN) 2012 Women in Insurance Leadership Awards. An industry visionary, Ms. Maag has championed many innovative initiatives, including leveraging advanced underwriting technology to help drive strategic and profitable growth across the enterprise globally.
Nominated by FirstBest, among others, for her recent accomplishments, Ms. Maag was one of ten female insurance executives recognized by INN. The INN Women in Insurance Leadership Award series profiles the extraordinary accomplishments of professionals whose leadership and performance have redefined the insurance business and its application of technology. Each candidate was judged on performance and overall organizational influence, then rated on job complexity, ability to innovate, management style, and her team's contribution to corporate earnings, among other criteria.
Ms. Maag, who directs XL Group's multiline P&C insurance operations in the U.S. and Canada, will be profiled by INN online and in the September/October print 2012 edition. She will also be recognized at INN's 5th Annual Women in Insurance Leadership Forum in October 2012 in Chicago.
"It has been a pleasure to work Seraina, who is uniquely visionary in recognizing underwriting excellence as one of the greatest drivers for strategic and profitable growth. She understands the importance of providing the enterprise with underwriting technology that facilitates collaboration, ensures best practices and discipline across all lines of business and underwriting staff, and delivers a global view of the business," said FirstBest CEO and Founder, John Belizaire. "It's exciting to watch XL's award-winning achievements as they leverage transformational underwriting technologies."
FirstBest Systems, Inc. FirstBest® Systems is the leading provider of insurance software solutions that help global insurance companies improve underwriting profitability, scale their business and achieve high service levels with agents, across the enterprise. The patented and proven FirstBest Front Office Suite has processed more than $7 billion in quotes and includes modular underwriting workstation, agent portal, and agency upload applications, with capabilities for mobile insurance users. Global companies such as XL Group plc, and OneBeacon Insurance Group rely on FirstBest to improve underwriting efficiencies and quality, institutionalize knowledge and best practices, and empower everyone in the process to rapidly quote, collaborate, issue, and bind business on a single real‐time platform from anywhere. +1-781-863-6000.
FirstBest is a registered trademark of FirstBest Systems, Inc. FirstBest Front Office Suite, FirstBest UMS, Underwriting Management System, FirstBest Agent and FirstBest AppReader are trademarks of FirstBest Systems, Inc. XL is a trademark of XL Group plc companies. XL Group is the global brand used by XL Group plc's insurance subsidiaries. In the US, the insurance companies of XL Group plc are Greenwich Insurance Company, Indian Harbor Insurance Company, XL Insurance America, Inc., XL Insurance Company of New York, Inc., XL Select Insurance Company and XL Specialty Insurance Company. Not all of the insurers do business in all jurisdictions nor is coverage available in all jurisdictions.