Napa, California—February 3, 2015—The Doctors Company, the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, announced today the appointment of Brad Ash, CPCU, RPLU, to the newly created position of senior vice president of insurance services. In this role, Mr. Ash will lead the Business Development, Insurance Operations, Claims, and Underwriting departments.
Mr. Ash has 22 years of experience in the medical professional liability industry, serving physicians, mid-level practitioners, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. His most recent position was senior vice president at COPIC Insurance Company in Denver, Colorado, where he was responsible for Finance, Underwriting, Sales, and Actuarial Services. Immediately prior, Mr. Ash served as COPIC’s vice president of Underwriting for 10 years. Mr. Ash has also served as underwriting supervisor at The Medical Protective Company and as assistant vice president of Underwriting for ProAssurance.
Mr. Ash earned his bachelor of arts degree in government at the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA in health administration at the University of Colorado at Denver.
“We are pleased to welcome Brad Ash to our leadership team,” said Rob Francis, chief operating officer, The Doctors Company. “Brad’s extensive professional liability knowledge and strategic planning skills will support our continued nationwide leadership and regional expertise in the evolving healthcare environment.”
“I am excited to join The Doctors Company,” Mr. Ash said. “I look forward to taking on this new role and putting my experience to work to help advance the mission to defend, protect, and reward the practice of good medicine.”
About The Doctors Company
Founded and led by physicians, The Doctors Company (www.thedoctors.com) is relentlessly committed to advancing, protecting, and rewarding the practice of good medicine. The Doctors Company is the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, with 75,000 members and $4.3 billion in assets, and is rated A by A.M. Best Company and Fitch Ratings.
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