Miguel Edwards has joined Kemper as CIO of its life and health division. He last served as VP of strategy operations at Allstate Brand Distribution.

In his new role, Edwards is responsible for "strategic technology investments and applications to improve the Life and Health Division’s ability to evolve digital platforms, improve the customer experience, and support key growth initiatives," according to a Kemper release. He will report to Charles Brooks, SVP, operations and systems for Kemper; and Mark Green, president of the life and health division.

“Miguel’s ability to accelerate business strategy, company growth, and industry innovation will be a strong benefit to Kemper as we continue to transform our technology to create leading-edge solutions for our agents and customers," Green says.

In addition to Allstate. Edwards has worked on both the carrier and vendor sides of the insurance industry, including stints at Willis and Cover-All Technologies.

Nathan  Golia

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