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Scott Van Slyck Joins BOLT® Solutions, Inc. to Lead Enterprise Sales

NEW YORK, Jan. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BOLT® Solutions, Inc. (www.boltinc.com), the leading online distribution and customer support platform to the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry, announced today the addition of Scott Van Slyck as executive vice president of enterprise sales. In his new role, Van Slyck will lead the BOLT sales team, continuing its rapid response to growing market demand for the BOLT Platform and to the industry’s increasing appetite for direct distribution solutions.

Van Slyck looks forward to leading BOLT’s sales initiatives and expanding market reach, noting, “BOLT is at the forefront of the insurance industry, providing comprehensive direct distribution solutions for carriers. The SaaS-delivered BOLT Platform is an omni-channel solution supporting full lifecycle processing, from quote to issue to service, making it invaluable for industry businesses. I look forward to working with the executive team to enhance and implement BOLT’s sales strategy to deliver on the company’s vision to transform distribution in the insurance industry.”

With nearly 15 years of business development and sales experience, Van Slyck brings to BOLT a strong skill set in sales and product management. Van Slyck most recently served as senior vice president of sales, insurance risk Americas for SunGard, where he oversaw the Americas sales strategy for over a decade.

Previous experience includes work with risk assessment technology provider BioSignia in business development, market research, and product development. Van Slyck’s background and industry expertise provide a solid foundation for his work with BOLT as the company continues to broaden its market footprint.

“Scott’s strong initiative and successful business development experience will open new channels for BOLT going forward,” said BOLT® Solutions, Inc. CEO Eric Gewirtzman. “As BOLT expands in response to the increasing popularity of the BOLT Platform, Scott will be an asset in facilitating growth for carriers as they make a seamless and scalable transition into 21st century distribution.”

About BOLT Solutions Inc.

Founded in 2000, BOLT® Solutions, Inc., an Actua company (Nasdaq:ACTA), enables property & casualty insurance carriers to offer products and services through direct distribution channels. The BOLT Platform is a Software as a Service (SaaS) offering designed to connect carriers and their agents directly to consumers and deliver the ideal and optimized experience customers expect today. The BOLT Platform is compatible with an insurer’s existing infrastructure, providing a single interface and a seamless process from consumer to back office systems, as well as a rich data set for reporting, analytics, and market and consumer intelligence. For additional information on BOLT Solutions and the BOLT Platform, visit www.boltinc.com.

Contacts: Chrissy Snyder BOLT Solutions, Inc. chrissys@boltinc.com 212-981-4684 Susan Douglas Solomark Associates susan@solomark.com 847-895-2634

Source:BOLT Solutions, Inc.