Hyperion Insurance Group has appointed Miguel Baptista as chief data officer of Hyperion X, its recently launched business targeting key areas of data, analytics and digital platform delivery.
In his new role, Baptista will oversee Hyperion X’s collection, use and analysis of data, providing insight for the ongoing development of a range of digital products of appeal to clients and business partners at every point in the insurance distribution chain.
He joins from biopharmaceutical company MSD where he served as senior director of Information Platforms.
Hyperion X will also manage Hyperion’s third-party insurtech investments, as well as incubating its own start-up ventures.
Barnaby Rugge-Price, CEO of Hyperion X said: “Miguel will be a huge asset to us as he not only has the deep technical knowledge that we require to deliver results but also the creativity and strategic mindset that will drive innovation and growth,”
Adding: “By combining our expertise in international insurance markets with improved business insights from data, we can use technology to lower costs, to enhance our client interactions and to create new market spaces.”