To oversee business development and iPipeline’s Illustration Suite’s demand

iPipeline, a provider of software that supports marketing including selling, has appointed Steve Meade as the vice president for Illustration Solutions.

In this new role, Mr Steve will oversee Illustration business development and provide leadership for client initiatives. The appointment was made in response to the insurance industry’s growing demand for iPipeline’s Illustration Suite.

The company said that prior to iPipeline, Steve has worked at Accenture serving as client services director heading up the professional services division responsible for Accenture’s sales illustration customers.

He also programmed actuarial calculation engines, served as a senior project manager, trained customers on self-developing their illustration platforms and acted as a principal consultant guiding insurance carriers on business requirements and solutions.

Bill Butler, president of iPipeline, said: “During the past year, Steve has repeatedly demonstrated his ability to drive our business development efforts by providing the industry knowledge and leadership required to support client initiatives.

“The demand for iPipeline’s Illustration solutions continues to grow, and we are committed to surpassing our high marks recently received in Novarica’s 2009 ACE Rankings Report with exemplary performance.”