Cover-All (NYSE MKT:COVR) announced today that John Roblin has resigned as non-executive Chairman and director, effective January 16, 2014. The Board of Directors has appointed Earl Gallegos, a director of the Company, as its new non-executive Chairman as of January 16, 2014.
“On behalf of the entire Company and the Board of Directors, I would like to express our deep appreciation to John for his leadership and wisdom as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,” said Manish Shah, the Company’s president, CEO and director. “We are grateful to John for his more than decade of service to Cover-All and we wish him all the best for his future endeavors.”
Mr. Gallegos has a longstanding and active relationship with the Company, serving as a member of the Board of Directors since 1997. Mr. Gallegos currently serves as a member of the Audit Committee as financial expert, Compensation Committee as well as Nominating and Governance Committee. He has significant leadership experience in the insurance and technology industry and is the principal of Earl Gallegos Management Corporation, a management consulting firm specializing in the insurance and software industries. In addition, Mr. Gallegos was a founder of Peak Performance Solutions Inc., a privately held insurance technology firm. Mr. Gallegos has previously served as a director of Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions, formerly a public company that specialized in real estate and banking technology, Zytalis Inc., a privately held information technology professional services firm, Bridium, Inc., a privately held technology firm, and PracticeOne, Inc., a privately held medical practice management software company.
“We are happy to have Earl as our next Chairman,” said Shah. “In addition to serving as a Cover-All board director since 1997, he has a wealth of insurance and technology industry experience, as well as financial expertise. I look forward to working closely with him.”
“I am proud to have been associated with Cover-All as a director for so many years, and I now look forward to chairing the Cover-All board and in assisting in building shareholder value,” said Earl Gallegos. “I believe our technology platform is unparalleled in the industry and I am energized by our growth opportunities.”