FINEOS Corp., a global provider of enterprise software solutions for insurance and government social insurance, announced the appointment of Ward Graffam as chairman of the board of directors. Graffam has been on the FINEOS Board since 2008.

He came to FINEOS with more than 40 years of national and international experience in insurance, including many years at UNUM Corp., where he was president and managing director of UNUM European Holding Co., chairman of UNUM UK and a SVP of UNUM America in the United States. Graffam is currently a member of several for-profit and non-profit boards of directors, and a consultant to a number of businesses on strategic issues.

“Ward is a seasoned insurance executive with valuable insight and practical experience of the European and North American insurance markets," said Michael Kelly, CEO of FINEOS Corp. "He understands the business challenges facing insurers today and how technology can be levered to address those business needs. In just a short time, he has made a significant contribution to FINEOS by helping us shape our strategic direction and support our continued growth globally.”

“It’s a very exciting time to be involved with FINEOS," Graffam said. "The company has a market leadership position in Disability claims in North America and a very strong multi-line claims offering globally, including P&C, life and government. As chairman, I hope to offer vision and insight to the company as it continues to expand in line with its ambitious plans for growth.”



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