DealerPolicy, LLC, a company in the emerging Insurtech sector, appointed former Cox Automotive executive Mike Burgiss as chief product officer, a newly created position.
Burgiss brings more than two decades of product, innovation, and management experience across the automotive and technology industries, holding senior positions at Cox Automotive and Accenture. DealerPolicy stated that as vice president of digital retailing at Cox Automotive, Burgiss sparked the ongoing transformation of car buying and selling into an efficient, convenient, and digital experience.
Burgiss holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Virginia Tech.
DealerPolicy chief executive Travis Fitzgerald said: “Mike has a strong track record of successfully leading automotive industry change. His leadership at Cox Automotive was a key ingredient in the company’s current leadership position in the automotive retail digital transformation.
“Mike will be a tremendous addition to our company, rounding out DealerPolicy’s executive team and equipping us to scale the business and reach thousands of dealers and millions of consumers as we expand from the northeast to the mid-Atlantic and nationwide in 2019.”