Industry vet set to build relationships with company’s consumer product clients
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (July 18, 2018) – Fortegra Financial Corporation (“Fortegra”), a leading international specialty insurance holding company and subsidiary of Tiptree Inc. (NASDAQ:TIPT) (“Tiptree”), today announces the appointment of Tom Scott as Vice President of Business Development, Consumer Products. Mr. Scott will be chiefly responsible for establishing and growing strategic relationships by offering service contract, warranty and insurance solutions to clients in the global consumer product marketplace.
“We are delighted to have Tom join our team,” said Steve Davidson, Fortegra Vice President, Product Warranty Group. "He possesses retail, commercial, and client relations experience that will prove critical to accelerating Fortegra’s business growth.”
Bringing more than 20 years of experience from a variety of industries, Mr. Scott’s background includes business development and marketing and sales management in corporate as well as community organizations. An honor society graduate of the University of Utah with an MBA from Westminster College, Mr. Scott is also a recent recipient of a Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship Certificate from Stanford University.
“This is an exciting time for Fortegra,” said Mr. Scott. “With its investments in IT, service network providers, and customer solutions, the company can continue to expand into a number of product verticals. Unlike many competitors, Fortegra understands that the customer journey doesn’t end at the point of sale. We see enormous opportunity for the growth of both Fortegra and our clients around the globe."
For more information on Fortegra products and services, please visit fortegra.com.
Fortegra Financial Corporation (a Tiptree Inc. company) and its subsidiaries comprise a single-source insurance services provider that offers a range of consumer protection options including warranty solutions, credit insurance, and specialty underwriting programs. Delivering multifaceted coverage with an unmatched service experience for domestic and international partners and their customers, Fortegra solves immediate, everyday needs, empowering consumers to worry less and Experience More.