Al Parisian Joins Celent’s Growing North America P&C Insurance Team as Senior Analyst
Appointment of new analyst expands the practice’s focus on customer-centric insights
Boston, MA – April 11, 2022 – Celent, a leading research and advisory firm focused on technology for financial institutions globally, is pleased to announce that Al Parisian has joined the Property & Casualty Insurance practice as a senior analyst.
Al brings over 25 years of executive experience including 17 as CIO of Montana State Fund and many years at Verizon with several senior postings. At Montana State Fund Al created and implemented a companywide governance plan and led migration from decades old legacy systems to a modern platform, among other things. His non-profit service includes over a decade as Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming Board Chair and a similar role for Guardian ad Litem (CASA) of Hillsborough County, Florida.
“I’m excited to add Al Parisian to our growing team of analysts focusing on the insurance sector,” commented Karlyn Carnahan, Head of Celent's North America Insurance practice. “His extensive background as an insurer CIO brings deep, practical expertise for Celent clients to tap into. And his success in a major legacy system replacement allows him to provide real world advice to insurers that are looking to deliver similar initiatives.”
Al noted that “Now more than ever carriers and the companies that support them are focusing on business impact; yes internally in terms of market segment share and efficiencies, but even more on business impact for ultimate customers. I am very excited to help Celent clients understand how to best manage and invest in ecosystems where the competitive landscape, value propositions, and component technologies are all changing at historically high rates.”
Celent is a research and advisory firm dedicated to helping financial institutions formulate comprehensive business and technology strategies. Celent publishes reports identifying trends and best practices in financial services technology and conducts consulting engagements for financial institutions looking to use technology to enhance existing business processes or launch new business strategies. With a team of internationally experienced analysts, Celent is uniquely positioned to offer strategic advice and market insights on a global basis. Celent is a division of the Oliver Wyman Group, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh McLennan. [NYSE: MMC]. For more information, visit www.celent.com. Follow Celent on Twitter @Celent_Research.