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Novarica adds Former Travelers, PMA Executive Jim Klotz to Insurance Team

Veteran P/C IT Executive Expands Knowledge and Consulting Capability for Novarica’s 80+ Insurer Clients

November 2, 2016 (BOSTON) – Novarica, a research and advisory firm focused on insurance technology strategy, announced today that Jim Klotz has joined the firm as a vice president of research and consulting.

“Jim has been a Novarica Research Council member for many years, and we’re excited to bring his expertise in core systems strategy, M&A integration, claims technology, and general IT management practice to our clients,” said Matthew Josefowicz, President and CEO of Novarica.

Prior to joining Novarica, Jim spent fifteen years as the Senior Vice President and CIO of PMA Companies, where he led efforts to replace all core legacy technology, establish a corporate call center, introduce a risk management information system, and manage operational areas. Jim also spent nearly twenty years in various leadership IT assignments at Traveler’s Insurance, including overseeing actuarial, billing and collections, and claims systems. He additionally served as VP Claims, Strategic Operations and Systems for Selective Insurance. More recently, Jim has worked as an independent consultant providing strategic counsel to P/C insurers and solution providers. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, with a degree in finance and insurance.

Jim can be reached directly at

About Novarica
Novarica helps more than 80 insurers make better decisions about technology projects and strategy. Its research covers trends, best practices, and vendors, leveraging relationships with more than 300 insurer CIO members of its Research Council. Novarica’s advisory services provide on-demand phone and email consultations on any topic for a fixed annual fee; its consulting services include vendor selection, benchmarking, project assurance, and IT strategy development, providing rapid, actionable insights and guidance, delivered directly by the firm’s senior team.

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