COLUMBIA, SC – The Seibels Bruce Group, Inc., (Seibels), an insurance services provider of business process outsourcing solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dallas M. Covington to Project Management Office Director. Mr. Covington will establish and manage a Project Management Office (PMO) at Seibels in an effort to standardize the timely execution and completion of projects throughout the company, particularly in IT. The addition of a PMO strategically aligns with the company’s ongoing initiative to provide best-in-class services to the property and casualty insurance industry.
Mr. Covington, who received a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the U.S. Naval Academy and a Master of Business Administration from Old Dominion University, has twenty years of experience serving in a leadership, project management and technology delivery capacity. Prior to joining Seibels, Mr. Covington worked at Aflac, Inc. in Columbus, GA and Columbia, SC for twelve years. Preceding Aflac, Inc., Mr. Covington served as a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy.
“We are excited to welcome Dallas Covington to the Seibels team as he takes on the role of PMO Director,” said Rex W. Huggins, Chairman and CEO of Seibels. “Dallas is a seasoned executive with a strong background in leading and executing software development projects using Project Management Practices. We feel confident that the addition of Dallas and a PMO will elevate Seibels’ business operations and strengthen our position as a leading BPO services provider in the insurance industry.”
In addition to managing Seibels’ quality control and testing unit, Mr. Covington’s key responsibilities will include managing program issues and risks, assisting with project resources and budgeting control activities.
Seibels provides a suite of business process outsourcing solutions to the property and casualty insurance industry, including policy administration, claims administration, technology and accounting and reporting services. From its start as a fire and life insurance company in 1869, Seibels has evolved and prospered over the past 145+ years. By leveraging a strong combination of insurance industry and technology expertise, Seibels helps today’s property and casualty insurers achieve operational efficiency. Seibels recognizes the value of quality customer service, strong client relations, continuous innovation and integrity. For more information, please visit www.seibels.com.