Promotion: Roger Gaio

Roger Gaio

Old Republic Title is pleased to announce that, effective March 1, 2017, Roger Gaio was promoted to Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Old Republic Title Insurance Group. In addition, he was appointed Executive Vice President of ORNTIC and joined the Title Group's 12-member Executive Leadership Team. He reports to Mark Bilbrey, President, Old Republic National Title Holding Company, and his office remains in Minneapolis.

Roger has been Interim CIO since September 1, 2016, when he replaced Rob Chapman, former CIO for the Title Group. At that time, Rob assumed new IT-related responsibilities for Old Republic International Corporation (ORI) and continued to manage the Old Republic Title Tech Companies, Inc.

As Interim CIO, Roger has been managing the Company's Minneapolis, MN, and Roseville, CA, based Information Technology (IT) organizations. He capably has led them in: planning, developing, evaluating and coordinating the information and technology services for the Title Group. As CIO, he assumes full management responsibility over IT personnel, products and services, policies, objectives, business plans and budgets.

Roger has a master's degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado in Boulder. He is a seasoned IT professional, having worked in the IT industry for more than 35 years. Prior to joining the Company in 2003, he worked for an international computer hardware company in technical, sales and management roles, and worked for a number of consulting firms, managing and delivering consulting and technical services.

He joined the Company in Minneapolis as Senior Project Manager and has advanced steadily ever since, earning successive promotions throughout his career. In December 2004, he was appointed Assistant Vice President of ORNTIC and, a year later, he became a Network & Infrastructure Manager for IT. He was appointed Vice President of ORNTIC and promoted to Director of Information Technology & Chief Technology Officer in February 2009. In September 2009, he was appointed First Vice President of ORNTIC, followed by an appointment to Senior Vice President of ORNTIC in May 2015.

Congratulations to Roger. We wish him success in his new position. To contact him directly, email

Headquartered in Tampa, FL, the Old Republic Title Insurance Group, Inc. (ORTIG) is comprised of a multitude of title and related services companies. Its underwriters are Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, formed in 1907, and American Guaranty Title Insurance Company, dating back to 1896. Since 1992, no other title insurer has had higher overall financial-strength ratings than the ORTIG. The ORTIG (known widely as Old Republic Title) offers a full complement of title insurance underwriting and related services such as: Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 1031 exchanges, notary services, commercial real estate due diligence, UCC insurance, bankruptcy reporting, national timeshare and relocation services, document recording, real estate appraisal, commercial real estate transaction coordination, mortgage servicer solutions, default management, flood reporting, and centralized national order placement services. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Old Republic International Corporation (NYSE: ORI), one of the nation's 50 largest publicly held insurance organizations.