Michael Sayers Joins as Senior Vice President of US Distribution and Richard Seiersen Joins as Chief Risk Officer
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, NOVEMBER 30, 2021 — Resilience, an industry leader in cyber insurance and security solutions, continues accelerated growth with experienced hires in both insurance and security. Michael Sayers, a seasoned cyber insurance executive from Marsh, joins Resilience as Senior Vice President of US Distribution. Richard Seiersen, the former Chief Information Security Officer at LendingClub, joins Resilience as Chief Risk Officer. The two hires reflect the significant investment Resilience is making in growing its cyber business across the middle market.
For the past six years, Sayers held roles on Marsh’s cyber team, most recently serving as Cyber Practice Leader of the national middle market team. At Resilience, Sayers will drive broker relationships and expansion throughout North America.
Seiersen joins Resilience as Chief Risk Officer, where he will oversee internal security governance. Throughout his career, Seiersen has led various cyber and information security teams including tenures with GE Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, Twilio and Lending Club. Seiersen is the co-author of “How to Measure Anything in Cybersecurity Risk.”
“What drives Resilience’s success is the caliber of our people. Our model of providing a holistic, innovative approach to cyber risk resonates with the market, but it starts with our team,” said Vishaal Hariprasad, CEO of Resilience. “I look forward to working with both Michael Sayers and Richard Seiersen. Their industry experience complements our vision and growth as we build and define a new category in cyber risk orchestration.”
Sayers and Seiersen join Resilience effective immediately; Sayers will be based in Chicago, and Seiersen will join the San Francisco office.
Resilience Cyber Insurance Solutions and Resilience provide comprehensive insurance coverage and patented cybersecurity tools to protect mid-market companies. By bringing together security, insurance, and recovery, Resilience goes beyond risk transfer to help clients become cyber resilient. Resilience Cyber Insurance Solutions, the cyber program manager of Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions – which is backed by the financial strength of Intact Financial Corporation – leverages Cyber Meteorology, a proprietary data-driven risk analytics platform, to provide highly targeted coverage, allowing for a superior claims experience. Security services are provided by Resilience. Resilience is backed by General Catalyst, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Founders Fund, CRV, Intact Ventures, Shield Capital, and Corey Thomas. To learn more about Resilience visit resilienceinsurance.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can follow Resilience on Twitter and LinkedIn.