Applied Systems’ Kris Hackney Recognized as Leading Women in Insurance
National Underwriters PropertyCasualty360 includes Hackeny is group of females leaders in the industry driving change and the latest business opportunities
University Park, Ill. – March 30, 2016 – Applied Systems today announced that Kris Hackney, executive vice president of Customer Experience for Applied Systems, was recognized by National Underwriters PropertyCasualty360 as a leading Woman in Insurance. PropertyCasualty360 spotlighted 15 women shaping new opportunities in the insurance industry, encouraging diversity, and mentoring the next-generation insurance workforce.
"The insurance industry is facing both enormous challenge and opportunity, making the right leadership of utmost importance," said Melissa Hillebrand, National Underwriter managing editor, and technology editor for PropertyCasualty360. "In every corner of the industry, women are stepping up to lead, and Kris is a fantastic example of a woman guiding the industry through this era of digital transformation."
Hackney is responsible for Applied’s customer delivery strategy and operational execution for the company’s Customer Experience group, including Professional Services, Support and Cloud-based solutions, across the global organization. Her organization focuses on delivering a single, seamless customer experience to ensure agencies, brokerages, and insurers gain maximum value from their technology investments.
"The convergence of technology and changing consumer preferences in the insurance industry is driving the adoption of new and innovative technologies to automate business operations and provide anytime, anywhere access to information and customer service — and that is a tremendous business opportunity for our industry today," said Hackney. "I am honored to be recognized among a group of leading women who are driving these opportunities and challenging ‘how it’s always been done’ to propel the insurance industry forward."
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About Applied Systems
Applied Systems is the leading global provider of cloud-based software that powers the business of insurance. Recognized as a pioneer in insurance automation and data exchange between brokerages, insurers and their clients, Applied is the world’s largest provider of agency and brokerage management systems, serving customers throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied enables millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most.