SiriusPoint has appointed Darryl Siry as chief technology officer.
Siry assumes responsibility for SiriusPoint’s global technology function, with a focus on building a modern technology and operating platform to drive growth. He is also responsible for establishing an insurtech incubator to launch new digital products and solutions.
He joins from ProSight Specialty Insurance Group, where he served as chief technology and operations officer, leading a portfolio of initiatives including digital transformation, customer experience and vendor management. He was also responsible for leveraging technology and operations to drive the efficiency and effectiveness of the ProSight Operating platform while delivering awesome customer experiences.
As president of ProSightDirect, Siry launched an insurtech platform that provided small business professionals with a simple insurance buying experience and a fully online end-to-end servicing platform.
Prior to ProSight, Siry founded NewsBasis, an online service for PR professionals and journalists targeting small businesses. He also ran marketing, sales and communications during the early growth stage at Tesla, when the Roadster was launched, before which he held various executive roles at Fireman’s Fund / Allianz.
Siry reports to Prashanth Gangu, chief operating officer and president of insurance and services.
Gangu said: “We launched SiriusPoint with a vision and intention of becoming a tech-enabled re/insurer and driving disruptive change in the industry. Hiring [Siry], an experienced insurance executive with strong entrepreneurial DNA, will accelerate our efforts.”
Sid Sankaran, chairman and chief executive officer of SiriusPoint, added: “We are committed to building a strong technology foundation to ensure that SiriusPoint is an industry leader in this regard.”
SiriusPoint, Darryl Siry, Prashanth Gangu, Sid Sankaran