Jewelers Mutual Group Welcomes John Kreul as Chief Information Officer
NEENAH, Wis. (November 18, 2021) - Jewelers Mutual Group, a leading jewelry insurance provider, is pleased to announce that veteran executive John Kreul has been named chief information officer (CIO). In his new role, Kreul will lead and oversee the vision, strategy, and operations of the organization’s technology group, and in the short term will lead a team that builds a technical platform that facilitates personalized customer experiences.
“John brings a wealth of leadership experience and a depth of expertise across many technology disciplines,” said Scott Murphy, Jewelers Mutual’s president and CEO. “The future of our industry is focused on technology and data analytics, which will drive more business support for our customers. John will provide the leadership to get us there.”
Kreul comes to Jewelers Mutual from Amcor, where he was most recently the vice president of supply chain, responsible for customer service, supply chain planning, logistics, data analytics and SAP deployment functions. Prior to that, he was chief information officer for Bemis Company and held CIO and technology leadership positions at PepsiCo, Quaker Oats and System Software Associates. His experience, in-depth digital knowledge and vision will drive innovative solutions focused on meeting and exceeding the needs of Jewelers Mutual’s customers.
“With this exciting digital transformation in our industry, it will help Jewelers Mutual deliver superior services, solutions, and protection while remaining a trusted advisor,” said Kreul. “We’re proud to continue making a positive impact on our customers and communities for years to come.”
Kreul earned an Executive Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
About Jewelers Mutual Group
Jewelers Mutual was founded in 1913 by a group of Wisconsin jewelers to meet their unique insurance needs. Later, consumers began putting their trust in Jewelers Mutual to protect their jewelry and the special memories each piece holds. Today, Jewelers Mutual continues to support and move the industry forward by listening to jewelers and consumers and offering products and services to meet their evolving needs. Beyond insurance, Jewelers Mutual’s powerful suite of innovative solutions and digital technology offerings help jewelers strengthen and grow their businesses, mitigate risk, and bring them closer to their customers. The Group insurers’ strong financial position is reflected in their 37 consecutive “A+ Superior” ratings from AM Best Company, as of November 2023. Policyholders of the Group insurers are members of Jewelers Mutual Holding Company. Jewelers Mutual is headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, with other Group offices in Dallas, Texas and Miami, Florida. To learn more, visit JewelersMutual.com.