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Northwestern Mutual Honored with 2019 CIO 100 Award for Innovation

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Karl Gouverneur (right), Vice President, Digital Workplace and Corporate Solutions and Head of Digital Innovation, with Maryfran Johnson, Executive Director, CIO Programs.

Northwestern Mutual has been selected as a winner of the 2019 CIO 100 Awards for its fraud detection capabilities to safeguard its clients’ financial security. The annual CIO 100 awards program celebrates 100 organizations using IT in innovative ways to deliver business value through technology and innovation.

“We’re honored to be recognized for our commitment to protecting our clients’ personal and confidential information with the CIO 100 Award,” said Souheil Badran, executive vice president and chief innovation officer at Northwestern Mutual. “Northwestern Mutual is transforming the way people experience financial security and technology is enabling us to create new digital planning tools for our clients and advisors. It’s exciting to be at the forefront of this work, and we recognize that effective management of risk and security is critical in order to provide our clients with a distinctive, secure experience.”

The CIO 100 Award is a highly competitive program that recognizes companies using technology to deliver high business value by creating a competitive advantage, optimizing business processes, enabling growth, engaging more deeply with clients or by digitally transforming the business. More than 400 companies were nominated and evaluated by a panel of industry judges.

Northwestern Mutual’s commitment to innovation has helped transform the company and introduce new digital capabilities for its clients, financial advisors and employees. With a singular focus on helping clients achieve financial security, Northwestern Mutual is continuing to innovate to create new and better ways to meet clients’ needs and goals.

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