Matt Foran, Author at Insurance Thought Leadership



Matt Foran

Matt Foran

Matt Foran is vice president and general manager of IVANS Market Appetite, a division of Applied Systems. He is responsible for the creation and strategic execution of the cutting-edge distribution platform built for the commercial insurance industry.

Previously, Foran was the CEO of EvoSure, which was acquired by Applied Systems in September 2015. Before co-founding EvoSure, Foran was the director of strategy for Zurich Specialty Products, a $2.5 billion business unit of Zurich Insurance Group, where he worked closely with the CEO and senior management to set overall strategic direction, develop and execute financial and operational plans and lead execution of strategic initiatives.

Before EvoSure, Foran served as assistant vice president of Marsh USA, with responsibilities including the initial formation of the Marsh & McLennan Agency, the Marsh Select Model and the restructuring of Marsh USA. He has also been a broker for healthcare and Fortune 500 firms.

Recent Articles by Matt Foran

How to Cope With Shifting Appetites

It’s the nature of our industry that commercial insurance carrier appetites are constantly evolving. As business landscapes shift to accommodate emerging risks, insurers must continuously refine their specialties, products and services. It’s a necessary part of risk transfer; yet it can be confusing for a carrier’s distribution partners. Because commercial insurance agents and brokers deal […]

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