Coverys Hires Cathy Donahue to be Chief Operating Officer
April 20, 2023by
Coverys recently announced the hiring of Cathy Donahue to be its chief operating officer. Reporting to Joseph Murphy, Coverys president and chief executive officer, she will oversee a wide range of functions and business units within Coverys, including claims, human resources, risk management and analytics, information technology, enterprise risk management, and diversity, equity and inclusion. Donahue has more than two decades of experience in the insurance industry.
“Cathy has deep expertise in effecting change and innovation across organizations by listening and engaging others,” Murphy said. “As a result of this collaborative approach, she is adept at operational efficiency, mitigating risk, ensuring compliance and strengthening overall quality across organizations. Coupled with Cathy’s operational strengths is her passion and belief in cultivating a purpose-led culture. She is an exemplary role model who truly aligns with our Coverys core values.”
Donahue most recently served as assistant vice president and chief administrative officer at The Hartford, where she oversaw the diversity, equity and inclusion strategy for its claims and operations division. Prior to that, she held senior operations roles at Chubb & Son, including vice president and managing director of Worldwide Surety Operations and operations manager for North America.
“I am delighted to join Coverys, a company known for driving growth and innovation in the medical professional liability insurance market,” Donahue said. “I look forward to collaborating with the team to execute our long-term strategic plan to bring sophisticated technology, risk-mitigation strategies, data intelligence and evidence-based processes to liability protection."