Napa, California—January 6, 2016—The Doctors Company, the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, announced today the appointment of Brenda Osborne, CPCU, to the newly created position of senior vice president, national underwriting complex accounts. In this role, Ms. Osborne will manage the national underwriting team with a focus on large, custom physician groups, hospitals, and alternative risk transfer programs.
Ms. Osborne has almost 30 years of healthcare professional liability underwriting and management experience across multiple segments of the industry. Her most recent position was executive vice president of Lexington Insurance, a member of AIG in Boston, Massachusetts, where she provided management and leadership to AIG’s Healthcare Professional Liability Division for the U.S. and Canada. At Lexington, where she worked since 2000, she also served as senior vice president/chief underwriting officer and as senior vice president/senior underwriting officer. She also has worked for ProMutual Group (now Coverys), American Continental Insurance Company (MMI), and Farmers Insurance Group of Companies.
“We are pleased to have Brenda Osborne join our leadership team,” said Brad Ash, senior vice president, insurance services, The Doctors Company. “Brenda’s wealth of insurance and management knowledge will benefit our underwriting team in its efforts to continue providing best-in-class service to our 77,000 members and to many of the top 100 healthcare systems, hospitals, and managed care organizations that we serve.”
“I am excited to join The Doctors Company,” Ms. Osborne said. “I look forward to creating strong relationships with the national underwriting team and with our agents and brokers to continue to build innovative approaches that add value in the changing healthcare environment.”
Ms. Osborne will start her position on January 18, 2016.
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 77,000 members and $4.3 billion in assets, and is rated A by A.M. Best Company and Fitch Ratings.
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