SOURCE: AMS Services

November 06, 2008 09:00 ET

AMS Services Announces Executive Appointments

BOTHELL, WA--(Marketwire - November 6, 2008) - AMS Services, a Vertafore, Inc. company and leader in insurance agency automation, today announced the appointment of Bill Bunker as president. Bunker will report directly to Euan Menzies, president and CEO of parent company, Vertafore. Since 2005, Menzies served as AMS Services president in addition to his primary responsibilities at Vertafore. Concurrently, Ed Roshitsh is being promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO) of AMS Services, reporting to Bill Bunker.

"Over the past three years, we dramatically improved our customers' experiences and product offerings. Bill and Ed were both instrumental in this success and continued growth of the business," said Euan Menzies, president and CEO of Vertafore, AMS Services parent company. "With these appointments, AMS Services can accelerate decision making and execute on its initiatives. I am pleased to have both of them on my team to position AMS Services and Vertafore as the technology providers of choice within the industry."

In his new role, Bunker will drive business expansion, operational execution and divisional strategy. Bunker, who joined AMS Services in 2005 as senior vice president of products and marketing, brings extensive experience to his new role. Prior to AMS Services, he held the position of vice president of marketing and business development at MessageGate, Inc, served as a key member of the executive team at Onyx Software and worked for Booz Allen & Hamilton.

As executive vice president and COO, Roshitsh will have broad responsibility for revenue-generating and customer-facing activities including sales, customer service, professional services and implementation. Roshitsh joined AMS Services in March 2006 as senior vice president of sales and enterprise operations. Prior to joining AMS Services, Roshitsh held the position of vice president of worldwide sales at Blackbaud where he grew revenue by 86 percent and vice president of sales, marketing and services for Data Processing Sciences Corporation (DPS).

About AMS Services

AMS Services is dedicated to helping independent property and casualty insurance agencies achieve maximum performance and operational efficiency. The company offers a comprehensive, insurance-specific solution for managing critical business activities, including P&C and benefits management, business intelligence and carrier connectivity. With more than 150,000 users in more than 15,000 agencies, as well as 500 carrier partners, AMS Services is the proven market leader providing the strategy and scalability to help independent agencies excel now and in the future. For more information about AMS Services, please visit www.amsservices.com.

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