Leading broker solutions provider, Open GI, has appointed Sharron Wiles to the position of Open Trader Development Manager.
Managing a team of 49 within the expanding Open Trader business department, Sharron will be responsible for running all software development and QA within the Commercial Lines channel, for both contracted and strategic projects.
Sharron brings with her a strong track record of delivering complex projects and over 10 years experience in software technical delivery, project management, quality assurance and bid management gained from both the Public and Private sectors. She is also trained in AGILE, an industry project management methodology to help identify and determine complex requirements to ensure customer needs are met.
Fully integrated with the Open GI Back-Office, Open Trader simplifies the quote-to-sale process with access to multiple product lines and multiple insurers with attractive commissions and no rekeying. Comparisons on price can be made between selected products from a panel of providers, along with other factors such as commissions, cover limits and excesses. Using a simple question set, brokers can enjoy fast and efficient data entry leading to operational efficiencies, excellent customer service and extended market reach.
Sue Craig, Head of e-commerce, Open GI, said: "Investing in the development of Open Trader is fundamental in order to continually improve and offer a market leading comparative quote solution for SME business. Sharron is an asset to the team with a strong track record of delivering and managing complex projects.