Northbrook, Ill.-Michael J. Roche has been promoted to senior vice president of Allstate Insurance Co. with responsibility for Allstate Protection technology and administration . Allstate Protection combines the Allstate and Encompass property and casualty offerings through Allstate and independent agencies, respectively. Roche is also now a member of the Allstate senior management team.

Roche will be responsible for all aspects of Protection technology management including architecture, thought leadership on technology trends, selection and adoption of appropriate technology products, and services and maintenance of innovative and effective technology solutions. He will also have responsibility for agency and customer support functions and the Allstate call centers, as well as leadership for the integration of various shared service functions for Allstate Protection.

Roche joined Allstate in February 2002 as vice president of information technology for Allstate Financial. He was named group vice president and chief information officer of Allstate Protection Technology in January 2003.

Prior to Allstate, Roche was group president, small business finance at Heller Financial. He also served as Heller's chief information officer from 1990-1994. Previously, he spent 17 years at Continental Illinois National Bank in various IT positions, including managing director, IT applications development.

Source: The Allstate Corp.

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