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25-year industry veteran to lead medical-professional liability operations at MGIS

SALT LAKE CITY, UT–(Marketwire – Feb 8, 2012) – MGIS Underwriting Managers, Inc. (MGIS) today announced the appointment of Molly L. Farrell as Vice President of Operations. Ms. Farrell brings decades of industry experience and expertise to this new role that will be key in further accelerating the company’s growth in the medical-professional liability insurance segment nationwide. 

“With more than 25 years of executive experience in leading teams of medical-professional liability professionals, Molly will play an integral part in moving our business into the next stage of growth,” says Jeff Brunken, President of The MGIS Companies. “Her years of proven experience in driving growth through a customer-first foundation are a perfect match with our company’s legacy and vision for accelerating the medical-professional liability program with Freedom Specialty Insurance Company.” 

Ms. Farrell’s leadership and management experience includes training and growing teams of medical-professional liability professionals and operations departments with a variety of major insurance carriers. Her ability to work strategically with brokers and underwriters has proven to be especially effective in growing business in an unpredictable medical malpractie marketplace. Prior to joining MGIS, she served as vice president of sales at NORCAL Insurance Company, Vice President of NAS Insurance Services, and held various underwriting and claims management roles for The Doctors Company. In addition, Ms. Farrell is an experienced medical-professional liability broker, underwriting consultant, and operations consultant. 

Ms. Farrell will oversee underwriting and policyholder services, coverage offerings and customer satisfaction. “Our focus on selling through brokers gets an additional boost with Molly’s experience in that area,” said Elke Kirsten-Brauer, Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer. “Her leadership helps round out our growing depth of top-notch executive talent.” 

About MGIS
The MGIS Companies, Inc. is the nation’s leading provider of insurance products and services specifically for physicians. For more than 43 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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Lacey Trejo
Scott Public Relations 

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