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AEGIS London welcomes its first chief technology officer

AEGIS London welcomes its first chief technology officer | Insurance Business UK

AEGIS London welcomes its first chief technology officer

AEGIS London has announced the appointment of Mark Degenaar (pictured) as its first chief technology officer.

In his new role, Degenaar will lead AEGIS London’s technology department and support the development of the business’s digital and technology strategy. 

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Degenaar joins the Lloyd’s insurer from Insurance Business Applications, where he was senior vice president of architecture. He has held a range of senior technology roles within the insurance sector and other markets – including stints as chief architect at AXA (PPP) Healthcare and Direct Line Group.

He will report to Marianne Harvey, chief operating officer of AEGIS London.

“AEGIS London has embarked on a digitally driven strategy which has seen the development of our award-winning quote-and-bind platform Opal,” said Harvey. “Mark brings a wealth of experience to the organisation to support our continuing digital innovation and our technology strategy. 

Harvey added that Degenaar is a “proven technology leader and digital innovator.”

“With over 25 years’ experience transforming and driving technology innovation in the financial and insurance industry, his understanding of technology strategies and cloud technology transformation will /markedly strengthen our digital push,” she said.