CAC Specialty Announces Addition of Eric Joost as EVP Chief Technology & Global Markets Officer
May 20, 2020
DENVER, CO – May 20, 2020 – CAC Specialty announced today the addition of Eric Joost as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology & Global Markets Officer. Joost comes to CAC Specialty with more than 30 years of diverse industry expertise over a wide range of insurance products, markets and client segments. Alongside, Joost delivers a unique depth of knowledge in leading-edge technology – expertly bridging legacy platforms and new technologies across broking operations.
Joost’s focus has long been on integrating broking, operations and technology. He provides hands-on leadership experience in all facets of brokerage and underwriting businesses – strategy through execution.
“I am thrilled for the opportunity to join the CAC Specialty team,” Joost said. “I’m excited to work with the talented team of professionals they have assembled and to lead the efforts in bringing innovative technology solutions to their clients.”
“Bringing the best talent in the industry to our clients and prospects is one of our core principals,” said Chairman, Paul Sparks. “Eric is a great addition to our team, and we are confident his spearheading our technology efforts will enable execution of more informed and effective risk and financing decisions for our clients.”
Joost’s experience includes work at several global firms. He served as Senior Vice president at Allianz Global Risks, Chief Operating Officer at Willis NA, and, most recently, Global Head of Property & Casualty at Willis Towers Watson.
CEO, Mike Rice added, “Eric is already an established leader in our industry and is a further demonstration of our commitment to seek out and attract leading talent. Having Eric head our technology efforts reinforces CAC Specialty’s plan to put everything we do in a technology rich environment, where all of our decisions are informed by leading data and analytics tools developed with the brightest minds in the insurance and technology world.”
Joost received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering, and also an MBA in Finance & Marketing from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern.