PEORIA, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RLI Corp. (NYSE: RLI) -- RLI Corp. announced today that Bryan Fowler has been hired to serve as its new vice president, chief information officer (CIO). Fowler will be responsible for leading RLI’s IT strategy and initiatives to support company business goals.
Fowler comes to RLI with nearly 20 years of insurance industry experience and 31 years of IT experience. Prior to joining RLI, he was the founder and managing director of InsurTech Advisors in Portland, OR, an IT consulting firm serving the insurance technology marketplace. He also previously served as vice president and CIO of Oregon Mutual Insurance and in various IT leadership roles at Progressive Insurance.
“We are pleased to welcome Bryan to RLI,” said RLI Insurance Company President & COO Craig Kliethermes. “His breadth of technical and insurance industry expertise will be a tremendous asset to our organization. In addition, his leadership will be vital for RLI to continue effectively using data and technology to enhance underwriting, claims and the customer experience. I’m confident that his track record of success will serve him well in his new role.”
Fowler earned his Executive MBA from Kent State University and undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina.
RLI Corp. (NYSE: RLI) is a specialty insurer serving diverse, niche property, casualty and surety markets. The company provides deep underwriting expertise and superior service to commercial and personal lines customers nationwide. RLI’s products are offered through its insurance subsidiaries RLI Insurance Company, Mt. Hawley Insurance Company and Contractors Bonding and Insurance Company. All of RLI’s subsidiaries are rated A+ “Superior” by A.M. Best Company. RLI has paid and increased regular dividends for 42 consecutive years and delivered underwriting profits for 21 consecutive years. To learn more about RLI, visit www.rlicorp.com.