March 13, 2015 09:00 ET

Gautam Thakkar Named se2 CEO

Endorsement Follows Nationwide Search

TOPEKA, KS--(Marketwired - Mar 13, 2015) - Security Benefit Corporation, parent company of se², announced today that the board of directors unanimously approved Gautam Thakkar as se²'s next Chief Executive Officer and a member of its Board of Directors. Thakkar will begin with se², a leading provider of insurance industry business technology and processing solutions, on March 16.

"Gautam was chosen from a deep pool of qualified candidates in a nationwide search," said Michael Kiley, se² Board Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Security Benefit Corporation. "He stood out as having vast experience in business services, a strong reputation, expert knowledge of developing innovative information systems, and a proven record of management success. We are pleased to have such an accomplished leader join our organization."

"I'm honored to lead this organization of passionate professionals into the future," Thakkar said. "se² is known for delivering innovative solutions through use of strong industry domain and cutting edge technology. We have the opportunity to greatly expand our leadership position in the business services space."

Thakkar is a business process outsourcing expert, with more than two decades of global experience in running complex operations, technology, consulting, and business development across many industries. Thakkar most recently served as CEO for Infosys BPO, overseeing more than 29,000.

se² is well known for delivering innovative product solutions for the insurance and financial services industries. The company has experienced exceptionally strong business growth in the past few years. Revenues in 2014 were up 43% from the prior year, and the company launched 14 new products last year.

About se²

se² provides business technology and processing solutions for the financial services and retirement planning sector. se² offers end-to-end servicing for life and annuity products with an award-winning state-of-the-art technology platform and an astute understanding of regulatory compliance issues unique and specific to the financial services industry. se²'s life and annuity acumen, coupled with its dedicated processing capabilities, places it in the forefront of the business processing outsourcing (BPO) industry. se²'s technology platform has been recognized as an industry-leading innovation by the Computerworld Honors Program and the CIO 100 Awards. For more information, visit

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