Pacific Specialty Insurance Selects Accenture Duck Creek Software to Support Strategic Growth Initiative

(Menlo Park, CA – February 17, 2015) Leading property / casualty insurer Pacific Specialty Insurance Company has chosen Accenture to deliver its Accenture Duck Creek Suite through a Software as a Service (SaaS) model, replacing its legacy-based property and casualty insurance system.

The Accenture Duck Creek Suite will support product development, improve policy, billing and claims administration, while providing Pacific Specialty with the automation and functionality to streamline operations, quickly adapt to market changes and better serve agents and customers.

“We are making significant investments in our technology infrastructure and chose Accenture Duck Creek because it is an industry-leading solution that will bring significant value to our strategic objectives,” said Pacific Specialty CIO Jim P. Lee.

“Pacific Specialty’s decision to transition their core systems using a SaaS model reflects their commitment to innovate in order to meet market demand,” said Michael A. Jackowski, global managing director of Accenture Duck Creek. “This is a significant initiative at Pacific Specialty and we’re thrilled to support their efforts by delivering a solution that improves efficiencies, reduces costs and provides a better experience for their customers and employees.”

About Pacific Specialty

Based in Menlo Park and Anaheim, Calif., Pacific Specialty serves individuals and small-business owners with specialty and general policies featuring homeowners insurance, personal lines and powersports insurance. Coverage is sold through local independent agents and brokers.

Pacific Specialty operates as an admitted insurance company in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, with an “A” (Excellent) rating from AM Best. And for the third consecutive year, Pacific Specialty is listed as a Ward Group ‘Top 50 Performer’ – demonstrating superior performance over the previous five years analyzed. More information at

About Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 319,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries.

Accenture Duck Creek is a software suite offering comprehensive, full-featured property & casualty insurance software and SaaS solutions. Its configurable solutions are designed to work as a full end-to-end suite or as individual standalone components that adapt quickly and seamlessly to handle the unique needs of insurers of all sizes. Duck Creek software enables carriers to make better decisions in a real-time environment, streamline operations and improve their level of customer service. More information at


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