Bala Cynwyd, Penn.-based Philadelphia Insurance Companies announced the promotion of Brian O’Reilly from senior vice president of marketing to executive vice president and chief marketing officer. He succeeds Robert O’Leary, who was appointed to be the new president and CEO of the company earlier this month.O’Reilly first joined Philadelphia Insurance as a marketing representative in 1990 and has held various positions since then, including regional sales manager, regional vice president and assistant vice president of marketing.
O’Reilly became senior vice president of marketing in 2011. He holds the Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) and Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) designations.
Philadelphia Insurance also announced the hiring of Andrew Peel as senior vice president of information technology and chief information officer.
Peel will be responsible for leading the talent, technology solutions, and strategic direction of the company’s IT department. He fills the senior vice president and CIO position following the promotion of Alfred Goxhaj to senior vice president and chief information officer of Tokio Marine North America Inc.
Peel previously served as managing director for Alsbridge and was the executive vice president and CIO of ACE Insurance’s international division. Prior to ACE, Peel held various managerial roles across the IT hardware, software, services and advisory spectrum at IBM, The Continuum Company in Europe (now part of CSC), Ernst & Young, American International Group and BearingPoint.
Philadelphia Insurance Companies, a member of the Tokio Marine Group, designs, markets, and underwrites commercial property/casualty and professional liability insurance products incorporating value-added coverages and services for select industries. The company has been in operation since 1962 and has 45 offices across the United States.