United Insurance Holdings (UIHC), which writes and services property and casualty insurance, has appointed Andrew Swenson as its vice president and chief information officer.

In his new role, Swenson will be responsible for directing and enhancing UIHC’s information technology infrastructure.

Swenson has more than 30 years of experience running IT operations for major firms.

UIHC CEO John Forney said, "Andy understands the importance of data and analytics to our business, and we expect him to make significant contributions to our continued development in that area, in addition to serving as a senior member of our leadership team."

Besides serving at Sykes and ABR Information Services, Swenson founded VAR Integration Specialists that was acquired by Tribridge in July 2003. He subsequently served as CIO for Tribridge.