Mark Collins has today been announced as the new Chief Information Officer for Ageas UK.

In his role as CIO for Ageas, he will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of Ageas’s IT strategy, ensuring that the company’s approach to current and future technology evolves to meet the business challenges and customer preferences.

Mark has first-hand knowledge of the insurance industry having worked as Chief Information Officer at Vitality (previously known as PruHealth) since 2012.  With a proven track record as a senior leader in technology, Mark also brings with him a wealth of experience of strategic Information Technology change programmes and Information Technology operations acquired during his time at Vodafone.

As a senior leader within Ageas, Mark will contribute to the management and decision making of the wider business as part of the UK Executive team.

Andy Watson, Ageas UK CEO said;

With the evolving demands of technology, digital ecosystems, business model innovation and customer expectations, we’ve decided it appropriate to appoint a CIO to lead the development and delivery of our IT strategy. Mark has a proven track record for developing successful IT operations at high profile organisations and I’m confident that he will make a valued contribution as part of our executive team.

Mark Collins said:

I am excited to be starting at Ageas and really looking forward to contributing towards helping the company continue to grow and transform in a highly competitive and challenging market.