SOURCE: Europ Assistance USA

Europ Assistance USA

May 17, 2011 09:15 ET

Travel Assistance Veteran Joins Europ Assistance USA

Gary Tice Named Corporate Sales Manager

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - May 17, 2011) - Europ Assistance USA (EA USA), assisting corporate customers and their employees when the unexpected happens, today announced that Gary Tice, a 20-year travel assistance industry veteran, joins the company as corporate sales manager.

Creator of innovative and market-leading products and services that have become the standard of today's travel assistance industry, Tice now drives EA USA's corporate sales and client retention strategy, helping to promote and drive increased sales of EA USA's corporate security products including emergency travel assistance, data breach response and identity theft resolution services

In his 20-year career, Tice developed the first comprehensive travel and security assistance program for the corporate market. He led a team that launched the first online medical and security information and alert subscription service, and was instrumental in creating an executive assistance card with services and benefits that included rental car insurance, lost laptop coverage and telecom messaging services. He also helped launch an innovative travel assistance service for corporations.

"Gary is established in the multinational corporate space and well positioned to help EA USA achieve our objectives of aggressive top line growth by providing innovative solutions to the corporate market," said Glenn Maykish, vice president sales and marketing at EA USA. "With EA USA's new products and services, he will lead a team that will differentiate us in this competitive environment by providing alternatives that are not yet available in the U.S. markets."

Prior to joining EA USA, Tice held high-level sales positions with On Call International, Medaire, Inc., HTH Worldwide, AIG International and International SOS. He is also a member of the American College Health Association and the National Association of Foreign Study Abroad Students.

About Europ Assistance USA
Europ Assistance USA takes care of consumers, corporate customers and their employees when the unexpected happens, anywhere in the world, providing immediate support and assistance to individuals in times of emergency and distress. Leveraging its worldwide network of 39 always-open multilingual assistance centers and 410,000 partners in 208 countries and territories, EA USA services more than half of the Fortune 100, including insurance companies, financial institutions, corporations and government organizations, providing personalized medical travel assistance, identity theft resolution, data breach response and beneficiary assistance services. Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, EA USA is part of the Europ Assistance Group, which is owned by Global 500 insurance conglomerate Generali Group.

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