Verisk elevates 2 to lead growing claims businesses

Jersey City-based Verisk has strengthened its global insurance business with the promotion of two highly skilled individuals from its claims solutions group.

Carrie Barr was elevated to president of Casualty Solutions and Aaron Brunko to president of Property Estimating Solutions.

Carrie Barr. (Photos courtesy Verisk)

Barr joined Verisk as an account executive in 2010 and quickly advanced to leadership positions within sales and operations. In her new role, Barr will focus on driving greater efficiencies for clients through workflow automation, programmatic compliance and decision-support solutions. She has been recognized internally for her contributions to the sales team and as one of Business Insurance’s Women to Watch.

Aaron Brunko.

Brunko joined Verisk as a tech support agent in 2001 and served most recently as senior vice president of claims on the Property Estimating Solutions team. He will focus on driving innovation for the property estimating and restoration sectors, and work on expanding and deepening ecosystem partnerships to enhance customer workflows.

“I’m confident both Carrie and Aaron will further enhance the support we offer clients and help strengthen Verisk’s role as a strategic data analytics and technology partner to the global insurance industry,” Maroun Mourad, president of Verisk Claims Solutions, said. “Carrie’s deep client relationships and understanding of insurers’ needs will enable us to help carriers better manage complex casualty claims. Likewise, Aaron is focused on innovation and growing our open ecosystem to help property adjusters, restoration contractors and insurers streamline their work through our intelligent data and software solutions.”