Ron Davies beforehand served as president and CEO of Protected Auto Insurance coverage Group, the place he reworked the enterprise right into a technology-driven trade chief.
On this newly created position, Davies will lead all features of Vivint’s rising sensible insurance coverage enterprise, together with the event of its market technique, the corporate’s improvement of its managing normal agent (MGA) with proprietary merchandise, in addition to its insurance coverage company.
“Our entrance into the sensible insurance coverage trade is very strategic to our sensible residence imaginative and prescient, and I can consider nobody higher than Ron to assist make this a actuality,” says Bywater. “He’s a confirmed chief that has showcased his capacity to rework and construct insurance coverage firms. He brings a uncommon mix of technique, a data-driven method, and a observe document of operational execution that make him a vital and thrilling addition to Vivint Sensible House.”
Davies has greater than 20 years of expertise within the insurance coverage trade. Most not too long ago, he was the president, CEO and director of Protected Auto Insurance coverage Group, the place over the course of his 9 years he reworked the enterprise from a founder-led firm to a technology-driven trade chief. By incorporating information analytics that supplied insights into buyer acquisition and retention, the extremely worthwhile firm grew into an especially succesful franchise underneath Davies’ watch, in accordance with the announcement. SafeAuto was acquired by Allstate in 2021.
Previous to his time at SafeAuto, Davies held quite a lot of government and management positions with main insurance coverage manufacturers, together with Allstate and Progressive Insurance coverage, in addition to smaller extra specialised firms.
Davies will likely be becoming a member of forces with 25-year trade veteran Phil Brubaker, who not too long ago got here to Vivint from American Strategic Insurance coverage (owned by Progressive Insurance coverage) as Vice President of Insurance coverage Product, and James Nuttall, Senior Director of Insurance coverage Technique and Planning.
“After listening to David’s imaginative and prescient for the corporate, assembly the staff, and seeing the highly effective platform insights that Vivint has with over 26 million units put in throughout 1.8 million properties, it was apparent to me that Vivint has severe potential to disrupt the insurance coverage trade,” says Davies. “The chance to leverage information that no different insurance coverage firm has with a purpose to present owners with a fair higher layer of safety is unimaginable, and I can’t wait to convey our providing to market.”