Savoy Expands Sales Executive Leadership Team
Savoy, a leading benefits consulting firm and general agency, announces appointments within its sales executive leadership team.
President and CEO Donald Savoy said, “We are positioning our organization for the future. Savoy’s vision is to continue to grow, diversify and maintain a sustainable competitive advantage.”
To support strategic growth initiatives, John A. Selby has been appointed Executive Vice President. Selby will be responsible for all products, services and capabilities Savoy provides to brokers and their clients.
“Savoy will be implementing strategies focused on adding services that will continue to empower and support our broker partners. We believe this is critically important at a time when disruption in our business is inevitable,” said Selby.
With 30 years’ experience in the health insurance industry in various leadership roles, Selby brings vast knowledge in product development, sales, marketing, long-term planning and revenue growth.
James J. Lardiere, Senior Vice President, will continue to manage and develop carrier partnerships and explore new opportunities and relationships to drive business growth. For more than 25 years in leadership at Savoy, Lardiere has played an integral role in developing and implementing vital broker resources and programs to improve the value and depth of market-leading products, employer and consumer services.
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Jerry Gallo has been appointed Senior Vice President, Business Development. Gallo will continue to manage Savoy’s New York operations and will also oversee business development in its New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware markets. Gallo has more than 20 years’ experience in the health insurance industry and brings leadership experience in business development, sales and account management.
“Our sales executive leadership team will collaborate on sales strategies, share best practices and elevate our broker partners through our consultative approach to business, which has been at the heart of our success for more than 30 years,” said Savoy.