CHICAGO — The Warranty Group today announced the appointment of Thomas Warsop as CEO, effective Aug. 6. Warsop will also be elected to the company's board of directors.

Warsop served most recently as group president of distribution and sales at Fiserv Inc., where he was responsible for its depository institution services, maintaining relationships with Fiserv account processing clients, and oversight of its global sales organization.

"Tom brings to The Warranty Group a proven track record of strong global operational expertise and a client-focused passion," said Robert Le Blanc, chairman of The Warranty Group’s board of directors. "Merging the capabilities of The Warranty Group with Tom’s global leadership experience will deliver increased value to our clients, associates and shareholders.”