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.