McCarthy Bertschy Recruits Head of Business Intelligence to Arthur J Gallagher

McCarthy Bertschy is pleased to announce that Mr. William Polisson recently joined Arthur J. Gallagher & Company as Head of Global Business Intelligence. 

Reporting directly to Mr. Sean Connelly, Global Chief Information Officer, Bill will be based at the company's headquarters in Itasca, IL.

Bill joins Gallagher from Allstate Insurance Company where he served as Managing Technology Director, Allstate Investments; Director, Information Services Group; Director, Enterprise Shared Services; and most recently, Director, Quantitative Research & Analytics, where he led a team of data scientists whose focus was delivering advanced analytic solutions for Allstate's Connected Car organization.  Early career experience includes consulting roles with Zurich Financial Services Group and Platinum Technology.  Bill received a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Management and Information Systems from Northern Illinois University.  He holds an MBA in Finance, with Distinction, from DePaul University.  

Please join us in extending warmest congratulations to Bill.

About Arthur J. Gallagher and Company

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., (NYSE: AJG) provides insurance brokerage and risk management services through a network of subsidiaries and agencies. It places traditional and niche property/casualty lines in addition to offering retirement solutions and managing employee benefits programs. Risk management services include claims management, loss control consulting, and workers' compensation investigations. Gallagher UK places insurance with the Lloyd's of London exchange. The global company operates 650 sales and service locations in about 30 nations and, through correspondent brokers and consultants, does business in more than 140 countries.

Gallagher is led by J. Patrick Gallagher, grandson of founder Arthur Gallagher, who formed the company in 1927. AJG has approximately 21,500 employees and 2015 adjusted gross operating revenue of $4.1 billion.

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