Atlas Insurance hires head of finance and compliance


Atlas Insurance Management (Atlas), a captive insurance management firm, has hired Gail Olsen as its senior vice president – finance & compliance.

Based in the firm’s Charlotte office, Olsen brings to Atlas over 25 years of experience as a finance executive in a variety of industries.

At Atlas, Olsen will be in charge of finance, human resources, information technology and compliance. Reporting to executive vice president, Elaine Tapp, her responsibilities include streamlining processes and reporting to improve efficiency, financial performance and profitability; creating an effective employee development programme; and developing the risk management and compliance programme.

“We are delighted to have Gail as the newest member of our team,” said Martin Eveleigh, chairman of Atlas Insurance Management. “Gail’s prior experience makes her a valuable asset to Atlas who will help us reach our internal financial and operational goals while helping our team provide solutions and great service to our clients.”

Before joining Atlas, Olsen worked for NorthGate, a family-owned packaging, warehousing and reverse logistics company, where she was responsible for improved cash flow, process improvements, risk management, best practices and cross-training. In this role, Olsen also helped NorthGate achieve the ISO certification.

Prior to that, she worked for Teramu Cardiovascular Systems, a cardiovascular implant development company, and successfully integrated the newly acquired Scottish manufacturing division into the existing operations.

“I’m excited to join the Atlas team and contribute to this growing company,” says Olsen. “As senior vice president – finance & compliance, I hope to guide and strengthen Atlas by maximizing resources and developing employees to reach their full potential."

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