MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orion180, a premier provider of insurance solutions launched in 2018, has named four leaders to key positions:
- Mohammad Javanbarg, senior vice president of specialty risk.
- Malcolm Tsung, vice president of product management, commercial lines.
- Scott Crozier, vice president of product management, personal lines.
- Yiguang Qiu, vice president of marketing.
“These talented individuals, who have proven track records in providing value in the insurance industry, will help accelerate Orion180’s growth in new and existing markets. They expand our agility and technology-centric knowledge in key areas and complement our strong existing team at Orion180,” says Kenneth Gregg, CEO and founder of Orion180. “These appointments signal our preparedness to compete in multiple lines of personal and commercial insurance as we look to expand nationally.”
Mohammad Javanbarg, SVP of specialty risk, joined Orion180 to customize and enhance Orion180's view of modeled and non-modeled catastrophe risks, and develop innovative specialty insurance solutions. Before joining Orion180, at Liberty Mutual, he served as senior manager, global underwriting strategy. He also has significant experience in risk and insurance with AIG, where he served as director of global property and energy underwriting solutions, and WTW, where he worked in emerging risks and catastrophe modeling.
Javanbarg received his B.S. from Tehran Polytechnic, M.Sc. from Kobe University, and Ph.D. from California-Berkeley. Javanbarg holds CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter), ARM (Associate in Risk Management), ARe (Associate in Reinsurance) and ERM (Enterprise Risk Management) designations.
Malcolm Tsung, VP of product management, commercial lines, joined Orion180 to spearhead the development of Orion180’s commercial lines products. Before joining Orion180, at LexisNexis Risk Solutions, he served as director, commercial insurance vertical. He also has extensive experience with insurers Utica National, where he served as director of commercial auto; National Interstate, where he served as commercial auto business manager; and Liberty Mutual, where he served as underwriting consultant. Tsung has led various functions such as underwriting, customer experience, marketing and product development.
Tsung earned a B.S. from Gonzaga and M.B.A. from University of Hartford. He holds the CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter), ARM (Associate in Risk Management), AIDA (Associate in Insurance Data Analytics) and AU (Associate in Commercial Underwriting) designations.
Scott Crozier, VP of product management, personal lines, joined Orion180 to develop new innovative products and manage the geographic expansion of Orion180’s homeowner product. Before joining Orion180, at Kemper, he served as director of product management, national product execution. He has significant experience with national, regional and Florida-specific insurers, including Citizens Property Insurance, where he was vice president of underwriting and product development; Sawgrass Mutual, where he was vice president of underwriting; and American Integrity Insurance, where he was director of client services. Crozier has led various functions such as underwriting, customer experience, product development and sales.
Crozier earned a B.A. from Rhode Island College. He holds CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter), AIC (Associate in Claims) and API (Associate in Personal Insurance) designations. Crozier is a former U.S. Army Infantryman and officer, having served as the operations officer for a 3,500-soldier infantry brigade combat team in the Florida Army National Guard.
Yiguang Qiu, VP of marketing, joined Orion180 to enhance the firm’s marketing, public relations and communications strategies. Before joining Orion 180, at Amica Insurance, he served as senior assistant vice president of marketing and communications, playing an important role in shaping the company's marketing strategies and operations. He brings over two decades of experience in property-casualty and life insurance as well as valuable experience in annuity and mutual fund sales with The Equitable. He has led functions including marketing strategy, direct marketing, strategic partnerships, market research, and analytics.
Qiu earned an M.S. from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts. He also holds the Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) designation.
Orion180 was named recently as No. 229 on the 2023 Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies and No. 3 among insurance firms. Companies on the 2023 Inc. 5000 are ranked by percentage revenue growth from 2019 to 2022. Orion180 experienced 2,441% growth during that period.
Orion180 is a people-focused, technology-driven insurance brand that offers proprietary technology, real-time data, and straightforward underwriting practices, enabling independent insurance agents to provide their customers a premier insurance experience.
Orion180’s operating companies are:
- Orion180 Insurance Co., a surplus lines (non-admitted) insurance company domiciled in Indiana and doing business in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina.
- Orion180 Select Insurance Co., an admitted insurance company domiciled in Indiana that is approved to provide coverage in Alabama, Florida, Indiana, Mississippi and Georgia.
- Orion180 Insurance Services LLC, a managing general underwriter that partners with carriers and reinsurers to deliver homeowners insurance and other insurance solutions.
Orion180 has developed its own proprietary mobile application and technology platform, MY180, while also supporting third-party data integrations with insurance industry partners.
Orion180’s vision is to enhance the way consumers purchase coverage and manage their insurance needs. Innovation in technology enables us to do MORE as we harness the power of our cutting-edge proprietary technology. Innovation in service is the catalyst allowing us to give MORE and achieve the highest level of customer care. Our innovation in culture fosters an environment that empowers us to be MORE. This innovation-focused ecosystem enables our customers to expect MORE.