Veterinary Pet Insurance(VPI) recently named a new executive leader. Scott Liles has been named to the position and will be taking the place of Dennis Drent, who departed from the company recently.
VPI was founded in 1982 and at present insures over 485,000 pets. They cover dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets for multiple medical problems and conditions relating to accidents, illnesses and injuries.
Terri Hill, executive vice president, Nationwide Growth Solutions, shared, “Scott has a proven history of strategic leadership and he also has a passion for pets, so he is a perfect fit for VPI. As VPI’s new leader, he will be responsible for continuing the rapid growth of the company’s core pet health insurance business, while developing new areas that leverage the company’s unique expertise in pet health care financing.”
Liles has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Texas A&M, a Master of Arts in economics from the University of Cape Town in South Africa, and a Master of Business Administration from the London Business School in the United Kingdom.
He served in several senior strategic positions for companies including McKinsey & Company, Accenture Strategic Services and The British Broadcasting Corporation. He has held strategic roles at Nationwide corporate before coming to VPI.
VPI reports that they insure close to 500,000 pets nationwide and have a variety of insurance plans available for dogs and cats but also birds and exotic pets. Plans are available in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. It is reported that over 2,500 companies across the United State offer VPI Pet Insurance on a voluntary basis to their employees.
For more information, visit their official website at www.petinsurance.com. Also find VPI Pet Insurance on Facebook or follow @VPI on Twitter.