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Nationwide names Laura Titas as senior vice president, chief data officer

Columbus, Ohio – Nationwide has announced the hiring of Laura Titas as senior vice president and chief data officer, responsible for leading Nationwide’s enterprise data office. Titas will report to Nationwide Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Jim Fowler.

“We are so pleased to welcome Laura to Nationwide. She comes to us with a wealth of experience as a global digital strategist, marketing and technology leader with a proven track record of delivering transformational business outcomes,” said Fowler. “I know that she will be an outstanding addition to our team as we continue to evolve our technology offerings to provide customers with extraordinary protection and care.”

Titas joins Nationwide from Dublin, Ohio-based quick service restaurant chain Wendy’s, where she served as the chief digital experience and technology officer leading the company’s global technology center of excellence. She also served as a board member on the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption and recently earned a 2020 Restaurant Business “The Power 20” leader selection.

Prior to Wendy’s, Titas worked as a managing director for Accenture Digital where she led and evolved digital offerings globally. She also has financial services industry experience, having served at Rosetta as partner of the financial service industry business and partner of the customer insights and analytics practice.

Titas earned a bachelor of science in applied mathematics and a bachelor of arts in statistics from the University of Rochester.

About Nationwide

Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the United States. Nationwide is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. An industry leader in driving customer-focused innovation, Nationwide provides a full range of insurance and financial services products including auto, business, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; excess & surplus, specialty and surety; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.