Vertafore Boosts Growth Strategy Execution and Reinforces Industry Leadership with Executive Hires

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Veteran financial leader Ken Bunney joins leading insurance software provider as Chief Financial Officer and new Marketing Vice President Guy Weismantel is appointed

Jan 15, 2014

Bothell, WA –January 15, 2014 –Vertafore, the leading provider of software that transforms the business of insurance, today announced two executive appointments in support of its growth and quest to extend its leadership in the industry. First, Ken Bunney has joined the organization as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  Bunney comes to Vertafore from Reynolds and Reynolds, a leading provider of software to independent car dealers where he also served as CFO.

In addition to his finance responsibilities, Bunney will oversee Vertafore’s information security, legal and corporate development teams. Bunney brings over 25 years of experience in working in a private-equity-held business and played a strategic role on the Reynolds and Reynolds executive team which demonstrated an outstanding track record of revenue growth and margin improvement throughout his tenure. 

In addition to Bunney’s appointment, Vertafore also announced that Guy Weismantel has joined the company as its new Vice President of Marketing. 

Prior to Vertafore, Weismantel served as the Vice President of Global Marketing for Expedia’s Egencia business travel division. Before Expedia, he was a Global Director in Microsoft’s Dynamics business applications division.  At both companies, Weismantel was instrumental in delivering innovative integrated marketing programs that contributed to strong revenue growth and increased brand strength in the marketplace.

“Vertafore had an outstanding 2013, which solidified its leadership position.  At this point, we are looking ahead to 2016, and want to continue to accelerate our pace of progress through excellent management at every position,” said Alex Lintner, President and CEO of Vertafore.  “Building off of these efforts heading into 2014, the company is in its best position in its history thanks to innovative technology like the Vertafore Agency Platform™, important enhancements to Sagitta, our growing Compliance & Licensing Platform and industry-leading rating connection to carriers.”

Lintner added, “We are embarking on the next chapter of insurance software efficiency and effectiveness. Ken and Guy will add expertise and leadership acumen to further grow our business and provide cutting-edge technology and service for our agency and carrier customers.”

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About Vertafore
Vertafore delivers software and services that transform the business of insurance. Unique to the industry, more than 20,000 customers rely on Vertafore to provide integrated technology that connects the entire industry with the most complete source of solutions—agency management, rating and connectivity, content management and workflow, information solutions and producer lifecycle management—so their businesses run better and are more profitable. For more information about Vertafore, please visit www.vertafore.com.

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Media Contacts:
Kellen Davison
Vertafore
kdavison@vertafore.com
(425) 354-6819

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