Former Progressive and Liberty Mutual Executive joins Earnix North America

Insurance veteran Meryl Golden joins in response to growing demand for Earnix pricing and customer value optimization solutions

New York, NY, March 8, 2011 – Earnix, the leading provider of pricing and customer value optimization solutions for the financial services industry, has tapped insurance veteran Meryl Golden to lead the development of the company’s business in North America.

With over 25 years of management experience leading US property & casualty insurers, Ms. Golden brings a wealth of operational expertise to strengthen the Earnix team. At Liberty Mutual, Ms. Golden served as Senior Vice President & General Manager with full P&L responsibility for the largest region in the personal insurance business with over $1B in direct written premiums. At Progressive, she served as Northeast General Manager, where she had P&L responsibility for a $1.5B region spanning nine states and over 6,000 independent producers. Earlier in her career at Progressive, Ms. Golden served in various general, product, and relationship management roles.

Meryl Golden has a proven track record of operational excellence leading to consistent revenue and profit gains for top US insurers,” says Earnix CEO David Schapiro. “Having a person with such credentials on our team will help us better serve our growing base of insurance customers in North America and worldwide.

“I am excited to join the Earnix team,” said Meryl Golden. “Leading insurers in North America are increasingly using pricing optimization as a strategy to compete in this very challenging marketplace. As a former General Manager I can clearly see a path to improving the profit and growth of the business using the advanced pricing optimization capabilities and predictive analytics that Earnix provides.”

Used by leading financial services companies worldwide, Earnix Optimizer is an integrated software platform that empowers insurers and banks to maximize the value of customer relationships by utilizing predictive analytics and delivering the power of optimization to multiple points of customer interaction.


About Earnix
Earnix is a leading provider of customer value and pricing optimization software solutions for the insurance and banking sectors.  Earnix solutions are used by leading financial services companies worldwide to optimize customer relationships and drive significant improvements in profitability.  The company is led by a team of seasoned professionals with significant financial services background combined with expertise in optimization technology and enterprise software development.  Earnix is privately held and funded by prominent venture capital firms.  For more about Earnix please visit