BREAKING NEWS: ProAssurance Announces Leadership Changes

February 21, 2019 by matray

ProAssurance Corp. today announced that Howard H. Friedman will retire from his role as president of Healthcare Professional Liability. He will maintain his employment with the company, overseeing the continued development of the actuarial function. Michael L. Boguski, the current president of Eastern Alliance Insurance Group (Eastern), ProAssurance’s workers’ compensation… Continue reading...

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MedMal Direct Announces Appointment of Melodee Dixon as President and CEO

February 1, 2019 by matray

Jacksonville-based MedMal Direct Insurance Co. announced the appointment of Melodee Dixon as president and chief executive officer. Butler Ball, MedMal Direct's founding president and CEO, will continue to serve as the CEO of Physicians Trust, Inc., MedMal Direct's parent company. Ball will also continue to sit on the board of… Continue reading...

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Admiral Insurance Group Announces New Senior Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer

January 21, 2019 by matray

Admiral Insurance Group, a Berkley company, announced the appointments of Leah Taylor as senior vice president, underwriting services, and Mark Brown as chief underwriting officer. Taylor will work closely with the Casualty and Professional units to drive innovation and implement efficiencies in the production of business. In this new role,… Continue reading...

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LAMMICO Names New Chairman of the Board

January 4, 2019 by matray

In preparation for his transition to president/CEO in March 2019, J. Michael Conerly, MD, will step down from his position as chairman of the LAMMICO Board of Directors. Accordingly, the Board elected Frederick J. White, III, MD, as LAMMICO's chairman of the Board effective Jan. 1, 2019. White's extensive experience… Continue reading...

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BETA Healthcare Group Announces New BETA Council Positions

December 20, 2018 by matray

BETA Healthcare Group, a professional liability insurer of hospitals on the West Coast, announced the appointment of Mike Moody as chair and Kim Milstien as vice chair of the BETA Council, the governing body of BETA Risk Management Authority (BETARMA). They will lead the BETA Council in providing central oversight… Continue reading...

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Cooperative of American Physicians Announces Hire of Thomas Mortimer

November 7, 2018 by matray

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) today announced the new hire of Thomas Mortimer in the role of senior account executive, adding a depth of industry knowledge and experience to the CAP sales team. Mortimer will report to Daniel Cavanaugh, CAP vice president of membership development.  A well-known figure in… Continue reading...

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ISMIE Mutual Adds Brad Ash to Medical Liability Executive Leadership Team

November 6, 2018 by matray

ISMIE Mutual Insurance Co. announced Charles Bradley (Brad) Ash has joined the company’s management team as a senior vice president, reporting to Wayne de Nazarie, executive vice president. Ash brings extensive experience within the medical liability insurance industry, most recently serving as chief executive officer of Aon Affinity Healthcare in… Continue reading...

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The Doctors Company Names New Senior Vice President of Patient Safety and Risk Management

July 16, 2018 by matray

The Doctors Company today announced the selection of Kerin Torpey Bashaw, MPH, BSN, RN, as senior vice president of patient safety and risk management. Bashaw reports directly to Bill Fleming, chief operating officer. Bashaw brings more than 20 years of experience to her new role. She has held a variety… Continue reading...

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Garrett P. Cronin Joins CMIC Group as Director of Underwriting

July 16, 2018 by matray

CMIC announced today that Garrett P. Cronin has joined the CMIC Group team as its new director of underwriting.  Prior to joining CMIC, Cronin worked for Chubb Corp. as a national underwriting manager within their Chubb Specialty Business. His background and focus for the past 25 years has been in underwriting of healthcare, public… Continue reading...

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CMIC Group Announces Appointment of Mary Ann Bentz, MD, to CMIC Board

June 28, 2018 by matray

CMIC Group announced that Mary Ann Bentz, MD, has joined the CMIC Board of Directors.  “Dr. Bentz is an experienced and dynamic medical professional,” said Stephen J. Gallant, chief executive officer of CMIC Group. “Her leadership and background will prove to be a substantial asset to the Board as well… Continue reading...

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