International insurance coverage brokerage Gallagher has introduced the appointment of Mark H. Bloom as international chief data officer. Bloom succeeds Sean P. Connelly, who’s retiring.
Bloom joins Gallagher from Aegon N.V., the place he has served as chief data officer since 2016. Bloom additionally serves as a non-executive board member at Freddie Mac and is chairman of its operations and expertise subcommittee.
Previous to Aegon, Bloom served at Citigroup in quite a lot of expertise management roles, together with international head of client digital and operations expertise and chief data officer for the corporate’s business financial institution, retail playing cards, mortgage and CitiHoldings companies. He has additionally served at JPMorgan Chase as chief expertise officer for Chase Dwelling Finance and vp in Chase Retail Banking Know-how. Bloom has additionally held roles at CACI Worldwide and Lockheed Martin/Martin Marietta/GE Aerospace.
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“We’re happy to welcome Mark to Gallagher,” mentioned J. Patrick Gallagher Jr., chairman, president and CEO of Gallagher. “His deep experience and expertise will assist us proceed to propel our operational technique and IT aims and initiatives as we proceed to broaden our international footprint. We might additionally prefer to thank Sean Connelly for his dedication and success in aligning IT packages with company methods for Gallagher. We want Sean the perfect in his long-earned and well-deserved retirement.”