San Diego-based ICW Group Insurance Cos. on Aug. 31 named Kristin Guthrie vice president of customer experience, a newly created position.

ICW, a group of property insurance carriers, is one of the fasted growing insurance companies in the country, CEO Kevin Prior said in a statement announcing Guthrie’s hiring.

Guthrie joins the company from Honeywell Aerospace where she was vice president of customer experience, ICW said. Previously she worked at Cessna Aircraft Co. as director of marketing and sales.

Guthrie earned her bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University and her MBA from the University of North Texas.

Her hiring is intended to help continue the company’s nationwide expansion, the company said.

ICW, which quotes more than $3 billion annually, is the largest privately held group of insurance companies in California.