Hastings Mutual Insurance, a regional property casualty insurance company, has appoints Paul Ayoub as vice president- chief information officer.

Ayoub will join Hastings from Hastings from Reno, Nevada where for more than five years he served as the senior vice president, chief information officer for Employers Holding.

Ayoub has over 25 years of experience in the insurance and information technology industries. He has built several information technology programs at various companies throughout his career including CIGNA Corporation and PMA Re Management. He also participated in several ACORD Technology Conferences as a guest CIO speaker.

Hastings Mutual president and CEO Bill Wallace said Ayoub brings a unique blend of business and technology experience that will support both the independent agent partners and policyholders.

Hastings Mutual offers personal, commercial, and specialty farmowners property/casualty insurance.