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DroneBase Expands Partnership with The Hanover to Enhance Underwriting & Loss Control Inspections

The Hanover Insurance Group Inc., a property and casualty insurance carrier for homes and businesses nationwide, is expanding its partnership with DroneBase, a leading global aerial data analytics provider, to supplement its data collection and property condition analysis across its portfolio. Through this expanded partnership, DroneBase will continue to provide The Hanover with nationwide aerial inspection services and property analysis via DroneBase’s cutting-edge Insights platform and the largest global network of professional drone operators. 

By partnering with DroneBase, The Hanover is provided access to a multitude of tools within the Insights platform built to maximize the efficiency of their underwriting processes. Leveraging near real-time, high-resolution aerial imagery, the DroneBase’s Insights platform utilizes AI-assisted anomaly detection and an in-house team of subject matter experts to generate accurate, in-depth insights reports. Members of The Hanover Insurance Group organization can use the platform to monitor locations across their entire commercial portfolio, visualize inspections, filter anomaly data, view reports, and share inspection data. 

"The Hanover Insurance Group was exploring more effective ways to inspect the roofs and exterior conditions of properties within our portfolio," said Michael Gilbert, Property Technical Director at The Hanover. "Whether we're proactively inspecting a property for signs of deterioration or providing our policyholders with a value-added service to supplement their property and roof maintenance programs, DroneBase's nationwide inspection services coupled with the Insights platform provides us with the end-to-end property inspection solution we've been seeking."

"The Hanover Insurance Group is an industry leader that understands the significance of utilizing new technologies to simplify and improve operational workflows through multiple stages of a policy's lifecycle,” said Dan Burton, Founder, and CEO of DroneBase. "We're ecstatic about this expanded partnership with The Hanover Insurance Group and the opportunity to introduce new, innovating data solutions in the property and casualty insurance sector."

In an industry where safety and automation are at the forefront, more property and casualty insurance companies are turning to new technologies to solve complex problems. By partnering with DroneBase, The Hanover Insurance Group is simplifying complexities via accurate and flexible inspection data throughout the lifecycle of their loss control and underwriting processes.

About The Hanover Insurance Group

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. is the holding company for several property and casualty insurance companies, which together constitute one of the largest insurance businesses in the United States. The company provides exceptional insurance solutions through a select group of independent agents and brokers. Together with its agent partners, The Hanover offers standard and specialized insurance protection for small and mid-sized businesses, as well as for homes, automobiles, and other personal items.

About DroneBase

DroneBase is a leading aerial data analytics company, which provides businesses with a platform to effectively manage the full lifecycle of their assets. Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, the company is the trusted, go-to property inspection platform for worldwide enterprise clients spanning industries such as insurance, renewable energy, telecommunications, construction, real estate, and critical infrastructure.

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Sean Nordstrom
Sean Nordstrom

Sean Nordstrom is the Product Marketing Manager at DroneBase managing content and communications for the company while also working collaboratively on strategy and customer acquisition. Sean joined DroneBase in 2017 working as an Operations Coordinator managing flight operations and communicating directly with drone pilots daily. He then became the company's Customer Success Lead and worked closely with many clients from myriad industries, getting a deep understanding of their needs and how DroneBase can best serve their businesses. Previously, Sean worked in the solar and renewables industry with responsibilities ranging from Project Management to Business Development. Sean holds a B.S. in Health Sciences and General Business from the University of South Florida.


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