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Erik J. Sandquist

Managing Director, Accenture Distribution & Marketing

Erik J. Sandquist is a managing director and global lead in Accenture’s Distribution & Marketing practice, helping clients reinvent their business and operating models through transformational change programs. His specialties include insurance distribution, sales, agent effectiveness, customer centricity, marketing, underwriting, policy administration, and post-merger integration. Mr. Sandquist is the Global Lead for Accenture Insurance Distribution and Marketing Services, and is responsible for Accenture's relationships with several insurance clients.
Latest Posts | By Erik J. Sandquist
Posted on February 28th, 2017

Does it feel as though nothing will please all your insurance customers? You...

People tend to think of themselves as unique, and in many ways they are. However, our research...
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Does it feel as though nothing will please all your insurance customers? You...
Posted on February 21st, 2017

Peer-to-peer, GAFA and other ways insurers can profit from disruption

Consumers are open to new ways of buying insurance. Complex products and poor buying experiences...
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Peer-to-peer, GAFA and other ways insurers can profit from disruption
Posted on February 14th, 2017

If customers want a low price, how does an insurer successfully compete? Simply...

Unlike retailers, insurance carriers don’t have seasonal price reductions. First, there’s no...
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If customers want a low price, how does an insurer successfully compete? Simply...
Posted on February 7th, 2017

My Insurance Advisor is a Robot

Will consumers allow a robot to guide them to which insurance coverage to buy? For many, the...
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My Insurance Advisor is a Robot
Posted on January 12th, 2017

Enter the Efma–Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards 2017 before March 8

Have you entered this year’s Efma–Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards? If not, there’s...
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Enter the Efma–Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards 2017 before March 8
Posted on December 6th, 2016

So many opportunities, so little time

As we’ve discussed earlier, organizations worldwide are aware of the relationship between digitalization...
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So many opportunities, so little time
Posted on November 29th, 2016

When is ‘okay’ really good enough?

A woman recently ordered four items through a retail website, carefully selecting only items...
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When is ‘okay’ really good enough?
Posted on November 22nd, 2016

Walking and talking customer centricity

Every organization talks about the customer, but to what extent are actually meeting customer...
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Walking and talking customer centricity
Posted on October 19th, 2016

Accenture at LIMRA next week

If you attend the LIMRA Annual Conference in Chicago next week, don’t miss a timely workshop...
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Accenture at LIMRA next week