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John Sells Appointed Chief Information Officer for SUNZ Holdings, LLC

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SUNZ Holdings, LLC announced it has appointed John Sells to the position
of Chief Information Officer. Mr. Sells will set the vision and roadmap
for IT initiatives and enterprise systems with a focus on digital
transformation and deep usage of data analytics. The appointment
reflects SUNZ’s recognition of the importance of optimizing the use of
rapidly changing technology to demonstrate competitive differentiation
in the marketplace.

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John Sells, Chief Information Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

John Sells, Chief Information Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

“Bringing meaningful data by way of technological innovation into the
insurance arena is a trend we are proud to be at the forefront of. Our
digital footprint has steadily moved toward integration with business
partners and clients for a more collaborative and predictive ecosystem,”
said SUNZ CEO Steven F. Herrig. “Adding John into this equation will
dramatically increase the way in which we provide clients their own
information and the context in how we are able to make business

John Sells came to SUNZ in 2016 with over 10 years of experience leading
and developing teams for a boutique data consulting services firm. Prior
to his role as Chief Information Officer, Mr. Sells served as Chief Data
Officer. He draws on his expertise in application development,
enterprise data architecture, and business intelligence to align
corporate strategy with technical solutions. Mr. Sells brings
significant project management experience to the team including
scheduling, budgeting, and risk management of major organizational

“I am excited to integrate my leadership of data-driven solutions at
SUNZ into our enterprise technology fabric and the multi-faceted teams
which support it. Modern application development and analytics will be
the focal point of our capability to foster strategic growth, customer
engagement, and operational excellence,” said Sells.

Sells holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from
Virginia Commonwealth University. He has presented at numerous
conferences nationwide on data warehousing, data quality, and enterprise
data management.


SUNZ Holdings (,
is a national provider of large deductible workers’ compensation
insurance and insurance services to professional employer organizations,
staffing companies and large employers. We design and administer custom
workers’ compensation insurance programs. We provide loss control,
claims administration, cost containment and subrogation services – all
designed to minimize claim costs paid by our large deductible clients.