Employers Holdings, an American small business insurance provider, has named Richard Hallman as the new senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO).

Mr Hallman previously served served for the past five years as Employers Holdings’s vice president of information technology infrastructure and operations, managing enterprise-wide IT systems and critical data center operations.

Prior to joining Employers, Mr Hallman held senior IT leadership positions at Intuit, where he managed data center operations, IT site facilities and the company’s IT payroll operations activities. While at Intuit, he also provided strategic and tactical IT support to various business units.

In addition, Mr Hallman was also the IT operations manager for Computing Resources, providing direct management for ACH payroll processing to around 80 banking partners.

Employers is a holding company with subsidiaries that are specialty providers of workers’ compensation insurance and services focused on select small businesses engaged in low-to-medium hazard industries.