January 27, 2014

Michael Anselmo, who as CIO led a comprehensive technology transformation at Narragansett Bay Insurance Company that helped the firm accelerate its growth strategy, has left the P&C insurer to join Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio and Indiana as senior vice president and chief information officer.

Mike Anselmo, Delta Dental
Mike Anselmo, Delta Dental

Anselmo, a 2011 Insurance & Technology Elite 8 honoree, joined Narragansett Bay in 2009. Based in Okemos, Mich., he will be responsible for IT for Delta Dental's operations in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as the insurer's Renaissance for-profit operation.

[Facilitating IT and business alignment continues to be a top CIO priority, according to Anselmo: Insurance CIOs Expect Modest IT Budget Growth, Increased Focus On Human Capital]

This is Anselmo's first assignment in the health insurance segment. In addition to property/casualty insurance and reinsurance, he also has worked in the capital markets and technology businesses.

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