CHICAGO -- The Warranty Group Inc., a provider of service plans, has named Brian Ollech as the company's global controller.

"Brian brings broad experience in all aspects of corporate financial management to The Warranty Group," said David Vickers, chief financial officer of The Warranty Group. "His background in both private and public accounting, reporting and analysis adds great value to our organization on a worldwide basis."

Ollech's career includes over 15 years of accounting experience including positions with WellPoint Health Networks, Cobalt Corporation and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He was previously the corporate controller of Wellcare Health Plans Inc.

Ollech holds a BBA from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and is a licensed CPA in the State of Wisconsin. In addition, he has held positions within the Wisconsin Insurance Accounting and Systems Association, Economics Wisconsin and the President's Council of Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.