HCC Insurance Holdings has announced the appointment of William Lukefahr as vice president and CIO.

Mr Lukefahr has served in a number of positions since beginning his career in information technology in 1979, most recently as vice president of solutions and service R&D/applications development for Cardinal Health. Mr Lukefahr is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a BS degree in applied mathematical sciences and an MBA in computing sciences and a certified computing professional.

Frank Bramanti, CEO of HCC Insurance, said: We are very pleased to have someone of Bill Lukefahr’s caliber and experience heading HCC’s information technology operations. His impressive background in technology and computer science together with his considerable business experience makes him a very good fit for the position of CIO.