August 01, 2023 News 3 min read

KYND strengthens its advisory board with appointment of leading industry expert Andrew Rear


Andy Rear Press Release

KYND Limited, a provider of next-generation cyber risk intelligence, is delighted to announce the appointment of Andy Rear as an Advisor to the company. Rear's extensive industry experience and excellent track record as an independent non-executive director and investor in the insurance and technology sectors make him an invaluable addition to KYND's advisory team.

With over 30 years of distinguished service in the insurance and technology domains, Rear has earned a reputation as an outstanding leader with a remarkable strategic vision coupled with a strong focus on operational excellence. Throughout his career, he has held key leadership roles in renowned global organisations, including Oliver Wyman, Munich Re, Digital Partners (a Munich Re company), and Motive Partners.

KYND's powerful cyber risk intelligence technology provides organisations with proactive risk assessments, real-time external threat monitoring and actionable exposure insights, enabling them to effectively respond to ever-evolving cyber perils. As an advisor, Andy Rear will offer strategic counsel to KYND's executive team, leveraging his wealth of experience in navigating complexities within the insurance and technology domains.

Andy Thomas, KYND’s CEO and Founder, said: "We are delighted to welcome Andy as an Advisor to KYND. His remarkable experience and deep understanding of the insurance and technology sectors will be invaluable as we accelerate our growth in the global market. In today's rapidly evolving cyber landscape, KYND remains committed to providing innovative solutions, and Andy's insights will be instrumental in fulfilling this commitment."

Andy Rear commented: "I am honoured to be joining KYND as an Advisor. The escalating frequency and sophistication of cyber threats demand innovative approaches in managing cyber risk, and KYND is at the forefront of delivering effective solutions that do just that. I look forward to collaborating closely with the team and contributing to KYND's unwavering mission of empowering organisations worldwide with comprehensive cyber risk intelligence to tackle cyber risk head-on.”

The appointment of Andy Rear represents a significant milestone for KYND as the company continues its rapid expansion and solidifies its commitment to providing best-in-class, cutting-edge cyber risk management solutions to its global clientele.

About KYND

KYND is on a mission to make complex cyber risks easy to understand and manage. KYND’s next-generation technology makes assessing, understanding, and managing cyber risks easier and quicker than ever before and is used by insurers, brokers, and their clients. Recognising one size doesn’t fit all, KYND has designed made-to-measure InsurTech products that work for any size business, from any industry, anywhere in the world.

KYND’s unparalleled cyber-risk management tools not only enable accelerated sales of cyber policies, speeds up renewal and helps control client risk but also supports better underwriting decisions by removing complexity, providing instant insight into cyber risk profile while reducing insured’s risk exposure with continuous monitoring and alerts.

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