Open GI announce new deal with Kidd Insurances

Open GI announce new deal with Kidd Insurances
Pictured: (L-R) Gerry Daly, Noel Sweetman, Managing Director at Kidd Insurances, Robert Fitzsimons, Account Manager at Open GI, and Declan McGivern.

Dublin-based broker Kidd Insurances has confirmed a new four-year partnership with market-leading technology provider, Open GI.

Established in 1919, Kidd Insurances is Ireland’s oldest insurance broker. It sells both commercial and personal lines products alongside wholesale schemes, managing everything via its Open GI Back-Office. In recent years, Kidd Insurances has grown its operation significantly.

The new 64-user agreement, which will run until 2018, will see Open GI provide a wide range of additional technology, allowing Kidd Insurances to manage its retail business, wholesale schemes business and facilitate the virtualisation of its Core Back-Office platform.

Kidd Insurances’ Managing Director, Noel Sweetman, said:

“The technology that Open GI provides is a key business enabler for Kidd Insurances. Through the robust and flexible nature of the system, we have been able to tailor the Open GI platform to suit our specific business requirements.”

Simon Hughes, Sales and Marketing Director Open GI, commented:

“We are delighted that Kidd Insurances has extended its partnership with Open GI, particularly as we both look to develop and grow our market share. With continued investment in research and development, we are confident that Kidd Insurances will benefit from this recent investment.”

For more information about Open GI:

Helen Andrews
Group Head of Marketing & PR

Notes to Editors:

Open GI is the leading technology partner to general insurance brokers in the UK and Irish markets. Its Core broking platform provides multi-line, multi-channel, multi-brand trading capability complemented by innovative ecommerce and mobile technologies. Open GI is part of the Open International Group alongside sister companies PowerPlace, Open GI London and Blue Fire Communications.