Core system software provider to property/casualty (general) insurers, Guidewire Software has appointed John Cavoores as a director to its board.

Guidewire Software chief executive officer Marcus Ryu said Cavoores earlier served as an executive, CEO, and board member of P&C insurers and is expected to strengthen company’s service to the P&C industry.

Prior to joining Guidewire Software, Cavoores served as Co-CEO of Aspen Insurance with executive oversight for the Company’s US insurance platform as well as for a number of UK-based divisions.

Cavoores also held service with White Mountains Insurance Group subsidiary OneBeacon Insurance Company as president and chief executive officer as well as National Union Insurance Company, a subsidiary of AIG as president and chief operating officer.

In addition to serving Chubb Insurance Group as chief underwriting officer and executive vice president of Chubb and Son, Cavoores served as managing director of overseas operations, based in London.