SFM Mutual Insurance Co. has named Chad Hagedorn as its new Chief Information Officer. This appointment went into effect on March 1.
Hagedorn joined SFM’s Information Services team in 2003 as a Systems Administrator. Since then, he’s held a variety of leadership roles within the team. Hagedorn has served as SFM’s Director of Information Services since 2016.
Hagedorn’s appointment comes with the promotion of SFM’s longtime CIO David Kaiser to the position of Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President.
“From the beginning, Chad has distinguished himself as a champion of innovation at SFM,” said Kaiser. “His broad experience and exceptional leadership skills make him the ideal candidate for the role of CIO.”
In his new position, Hagedorn will oversee all software development and IS operations. SFM’s IS staff includes specialists in disciplines ranging from programming to security administration to desktop support.
“I’m honored to accept this new role,” said Hagedorn. “I’m excited to work with this talented and dynamic team in shaping the future of SFM’s innovative solutions.”
Hagedorn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business / Information Technology from the University of Phoenix.