NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zags, a solution provider of core processing systems for the P&C and group life insurance markets, today announced Benoit Fillon has joined the company as vice president of development engineering reporting to Zags founder and CEO Olivier Jaillon. Operating from the Zags EMEA headquarters in Paris, Benoit will be responsible for the development of all Zags products, including product analysis, design and delivery.
Fillon’s extensive development experience most recently includes his role as software development director at Trace One where he led a multi-country development team of more than 100. First joining Trace One in 2002 Fillon has held a variety of technical positions with increasing responsibilities. Earlier in his career he was a software engineer where he gained experience in a number of industries.
With its sights set on aggressive growth and the establishment of a strong position in the global insurance software market, Zags is making significant investments in building a proven leadership team -- a team with the experience to shape its digital innovation strategy into core insurance processes and execute the right go-to-market strategy to help insurers to replace their legacy core systems and transform their business.
Commenting on Fillon joining Zags, Olivier Jaillon said, “Benoit is an outstanding addition to the development team and will be key to driving our product plan to deliver on our goal of continuous innovation in insurance technology. Our vision for both Zags and the global insurance industry is ambitious – requiring the best of the best in talent offering a strong combination of global, industry, and technology experience. I am looking forward to Fillon’s contribution and leadership.”
Fillon added, "Zags is a technologist’s dream. The company is focused on staying on the forefront of technology, is discovering ways to leverage technology to deliver new business value to the insurance industry, and is doing more than just talking about innovation --- Zags is willing to truly be innovative and is encouraging the development team to think outside of the box. As a result, my team will be having a lot of ‘what if’ and ‘why not’ discussions to make sure we are exploring all of the potential technology has to offer insurers.”
Fillon earned his degree in Computer Engineering from Ecole supérieure d'Electronique de l'Ouest-ESEO ANGERS, as well as an Executive MBA from NEOMA Business School. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and is fluent in English, German, French and Spanish.
Zags is a provider of core insurance software committed to delivering on its vision to change the status quo through the unique blend of technology and user experience. Zags designs its products to enable P&C and group life carriers a better way of doing business that goes beyond policy administration, billing and claims. For more information, visit www.Zags.info.