NOW Insurance Makes Two Executive New Hires: Patrick O’Doherty and Christopher Ernest
December 6, 2022by
NOW Insurance, a full-stack, AI-enabled commercial insurance platform specializing in medical professional liability coverage, announced today the hiring of two new executives: Patrick O’Doherty as executive vice president of underwriting and Christopher Ernest as director of underwriting for allied healthcare. Both are new roles for the company.
O’Doherty will be instrumental in completing and rolling out the physician’s program, according to NOW Insurance. He brings more than 30 years of experience and leadership in medical professional liability insurance with extensive knowledge in underwriting and creating innovative healthcare products and services.
As director of underwriting for allied healthcare, Ernest will oversee allied healthcare medical professional underwriting, work closely with engineering in the development of underwriting systems and manage carrier capacity.
“The combined experience of Patrick and Chris will be a powerhouse for NOW Insurance. These are two crucial roles for the company, and I couldn’t be more pleased with these additions to the team,” said Phil Cabaud, CEO of NOW Insurance. “Patrick has a great reputation in the industry and has been part of the evolution of healthcare liability insurance for over 20 years, while proving his aptitude for creative problem solving. Chris has the ability to analyze and organize data, then also understands how use those insights to inform underwriting decisions. As NOW Insurance continues to expand our distribution network, products and services, we look forward to further developing our platform with the leadership of Patrick and Chris.”