Kurt Meyer Joins Company with 25+ Years’ Industry Experience
SALT LAKE CITY – (April 4, 2013) – The MGIS Companies, Inc. (MGIS), the nation’s leading provider of insurance products and services specifically for physicians, today announced Kurt Meyer as its new Vice President of Operations, Group Benefits.
Mr. Meyer brings more than 25 years of experience in the group benefits industry, serving in key management positions at several leading insurance companies. In his new role he will be responsible for benefits operations, including underwriting, account management and implementation.
“Kurt adds tremendous value to our MGIS team,” said Jeff Brunken, President of MGIS. “He is a 25 year industry veteran who is well known and respected in our highly specialized industry sector. He will play a pivotal role as we move ahead with key projects and new product initiatives.”
Mr. Meyer brings a wealth of functional expertise in sales, sales operations, product development, marketing and distribution, having led his organizations to substantial growth for their Employee Benefit, Voluntary, Retirement and Healthcare programs.
His past experience encompasses several leading insurers, including Guardian Life Insurance in New York City, Lincoln Financial Group in Philadelphia and OneAmerica in Indianapolis.
Mr. Meyer attended the Marketing Management Executive Program at Columbia University and received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The George Washington University. He has actively participated in several industry associations, including five years as a member of LIMRA’s Group and Worksite Marketing Committee and as Treasurer for the Illinois Health Underwriters Association.
The MGIS Companies, Inc. is the nation’s leading provider of insurance products and services specifically for physicians. For more than 44 years the company has provided specialized group disability insurance, medical-professional liability insurance, and practice improvement ancillary products and services to more than 10,000 physician groups, 900,000 group members, and 300,000 physicians nationwide. The MGIS group disability policies are backed by Sun Life Financial®, one of the largest and highest-rated insurance companies in North America. The MGIS medical-professional liability insurance policies are backed by Freedom Specialty Insurance Company, a Nationwide® Company, rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best. With a rich tradition of service excellence, MGIS works exclusively through local brokers and benefit advisors to provide the ultimate in personalized, physician-focused insurance services. For more information visit our website mgis.com.
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