San Diego-based property and casualty insurance program manager, Arrowhead General Insurance has promoted Joseph Shomphe as its new chief technology officer and Adam Nordost as the chief information officer, effective from 01 July 2012.

In his new role, Shomphe will define the overall technical strategies for the company’s core application architecture and information technology infrastructure as well as internal and external customer support, as reported by Insurance Journal.

Nordost, who replaces Dick Hoye will be responsible for implementation of technology systems, required to improve operational efficiency and information availability to Arrowhead’s carriers and producers.

Nordost said: ”I really do see this role as an expansion of the tasks I’ve been progressively working on with our business units and by extension our producers and carriers.”

Both the officers will directly report to Arrowhead’s president and chief operating officer Mac Armstrong, who said: ”I can think of no better combination than Joe and Adam to help execute Arrowhead’s technological and operational strategy.”

Shomphe joined Arrowhead in 2008 as a software architect, while Nordost joined the company as a business systems analyst in 2002.

Arrowhead General Insurance Agency is an independent national insurance provider for commercial and personal products in the US.