Dave Hollander to lead Insurance Advisory group for Ernst & Young LLP’s Financial Services Office
New York, 17 February 2011 — Dave Hollander has joined Ernst & Young LLP’s Financial Services Office as Principal and Insurance Advisory Practice Leader.
Hollander brings more than 30 years of insurance advisory services to Ernst & Young, including 27 years at Accenture, where he led both the insurance sector and was the founder and Managing Director of Accenture’s global Insurance Solutions Group. Most recently, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Unirisx, a global insurance policy processing software company, based in the US and UK.
“We are extraordinarily pleased to welcome Dave Hollander to Ernst & Young,” said Pete Porrino, Global Director of Ernst & Young’s Insurance Industry Services. “His deep industry knowledge and experience in building teams of people, physical tools and insurance services to better support clients positions him perfectly to help lead our rapidly growing insurance advisory team.”
Ernst & Young’s Financial Services Office has expanded its insurance advisory services at unprecedented speed. The addition of numerous strategic new hires has dramatically increased the capabilities that the practice has to offer.
“Insurers are facing unprecedented regulatory and accounting changes, which will significantly impact every aspect of their business,” said Hank Prybylski, Advisory Leader, Financial Services, Ernst & Young LLP. “We are fortunate to have a proven professional of Dave's caliber to lead the expansion of our insurance advisory practice and help our clients meet the challenges these changes will bring.”
Hollander has served both domestic and international carriers and brokers, as well as worked with numerous state regulators and the NAIC in his past roles. He holds a BS in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School.
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