Edmonton, Alberta and San Mateo, California, December 22, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Peace Hills General Insurance Company (Peace Hills), an underwriter of personal and commercial auto and property insurance across Western and Northern Canada, has partnered with Guidewire (NYSE Exchange symbol: GWRE) announced that they have selected Guidewire Cloud to power their core systems, empower their policyholders and brokers with unrestricted engagement, adapt to changing market demands, and streamline their IT operations. Guidewire PartnerConnect consult Principal member EY Canada will lead the implementation project.
By choosing Guidewire Cloud, Peace Hills will leverage InsuranceSuite as its system of record, Guidewire digital capabilities to provide streamlined services to its agents and policyholders, and DataHub and InfoCenter for enterprise-wide data management and analysis. The company will also deploy Predict to embed predictive insights into InsuranceSuite workflows, turning its core system of record into a system of insights.
“By implementing Guidewire in the cloud, we will be able to take advantage of faster updates, business continuity and disaster recovery, spend less time on low-level tasks such as system maintenance, and focus more time on tasks that bring high value Delivering new products and services to our brokers and clients,” said Ken McKnight, Vice President of Information Technology for Peace Hills. “We will also be able to take advantage of the Guidewire data platform, analytics applications, and take advantage of the training and support that Guidewire provides for such a large platform.”
McKnight added: “One of the unique aspects of Peace Hills is our high-touch approach. Guidewire Digital will complement our existing portal and provide our policyholders with a simplified, frictionless digital claims experience and faster turnaround time. We have also been able to easily integrate best-in-class insurtech solutions that are part of the Guidewire Marketplace and PartnerConnect ecosystems into our workflow.”
“We are delighted to be partnering with Peace Hills Insurance to implement their core platform transformation program by using EY Nexus™ to design, develop and implement a custom solution for the Insurance Accelerator,” said Jennifer Baziuk, EY Canada Insurance Practice Advisory Leader. “From enhancing customer service and real-time broker connectivity to rapidly deploying new insurance options, together we will drive enterprise agility and help clients achieve their insurance goals.”
“We are excited to partner with Peace Hills in their mission of serving Canada’s Indigenous communities,” said John Mullen, President and Chief Revenue Officer, Guidewire. “As a well-respected brand with a 40-year history of helping this underserved community, we are honored that they chose Guidewire Cloud as the platform to deliver their solutions and exceptional customer experience.”
About Peace Hills General Insurance Company
Proudly owned by Samson Cree Nation, Peace Hills Insurance is a property and casualty insurance company that has insured Western Canadians since 1982. Peace Hills is committed to excellence in claims service and is committed to providing a responsive and efficient customer experience. Peace Hills has over 200 employees who work with hundreds of broker offices in all the provinces and territories of Western Canada. For more information, visit www.peacehillsinsurance.com.
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