Duck Creek Technologies, a provider of software and services enabling the insurance industry to design, develop, and deliver insurance products faster than ever, today announced the appointment of G. Larry Wilson as chairman of its Board of Directors. The company also announced the opening of a new regional office in Columbia, South Carolina.
Wilson is the former chairman of the board, president, and chief executive officer of Policy Management Systems Corporation (PMSC), which merged with Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) in 2000. With over 6,000 employees worldwide, PMSC was recognized widely as a leading provider of application software, related automation support, and outsourcing services for the global insurance and financial services industries. PMSC was a publicly held corporation, listed on the New York Stock Exchange and named by Business Week magazine as one of the top 100 information technology companies.
Wilson currently is a venture partner with Pequot Ventures, the venture capital arm of Pequot Capital Management which has $1.8 billion in committed capital.
âLarry Wilsonâs experience will benefit Duck Creek tremendously,â said CEO Doug Roller. âHis leadership abilities and industry insight have already led one insurance software company through rapid growth and great success. We look forward to leveraging his experience, vision and skills to guide us through our next period of significant growth.â
âI am excited to be back in the insurance industry,â said Wilson. âAfter studying all the major players in the insurance software market, I realized that Duck Creek has the right people, the right products, and the right company culture to become the premier provider of insurance software solutions and services.â
As chairman of Duck Creekâs Board of Directors, Wilson will work closely with Duck Creekâs management team in both the planning and execution of Duck Creekâs business strategy. âLarry will be much more than a sideline coach,â Roller stated. âWe plan to have him in the game.â