InsurTech Corridor participant Slipcase, which provides media technology for the insurance and reinsurance industry, has appointed senior insurance industry leader Raphael Zindi to the newly created role of chief commercial officer. Zindi joins the company from S&P Global Market Intelligence, where he was global head of insurance solutions for three years.
With over a decade of insurance industry experience and an extensive network of US contacts, Zindi brings expertise in data, analytics and content trends to the Slipcase team. He will be responsible for leading the sales function, identifying new business opportunities, and building strong relationships with clients and partners.
Zindi will have a global remit, focusing immediately on the US market to drive growth and expand the firm’s reach across the insurance industry.
Alex Hearn, CEO of Slipcase, said “Raphael’s experience and knowledge of the insurance industry will be invaluable as we continue to expand our business. His role will have a strong US focus and he will be making frequent visits to New York, Hartford and Chicago, and utilising the US network he built up at S&P. Slipcase has major growth plans over the next couple of years, so Raphael is a brilliant and pivotal addition to the team.”
Zindi said: “Slipcase are at the forefront of delivering an innovative service to the global insurance and reinsurance industry and I look forward to contributing to the team’s ongoing growth and success.”
InsurTech Corridor’s Rytas Stankunas added: “It’s great to see leading edge firms like Slipcase forging ahead and seizing opportunities in the US insurance market.
“We are really pleased to have them on board as a participant in the latest round of InsurTech Corridor and we will do all we can to make insurance industry connections that will help them realise their potential in the US market.”