Napa, California—September 9, 2014—The Doctors Company, the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, announced today the appointment of George Bennett as vice president of Business Development for TDC Specialty. Mr. Bennett will help oversee the company’s dynamic program to provide risk solutions for Integrated Delivery Systems (IDS), including multi-state accounts, and develop new programs to address the risk transfer needs of the changing healthcare environment.
Mr. Bennett joins The Doctors Company after 11 years at CRC Insurance Services, where he was vice president of Healthcare Professional Liability (HPL). Mr. Bennett was instrumental in CRC’s expansion into HPL, helping to grow the HPL book from $50 million to over $200 million in placed premium. Prior to his work at CRC, Mr. Bennett worked at ProAssurance for over 10 years, most recently as senior vice president of sales, marketing, and policyholder services.
“We are honored to welcome George Bennett to our dedicated leadership team,” said Rob Francis, chief operating officer, The Doctors Company. “With his outstanding qualifications, George will provide leadership and strategic direction as we continue our expansion in the IDS market—specifically, providing comprehensive risk solutions for the nation’s leading medical practices, managed care organizations, healthcare systems, and hospitals.”
“For over 35 years, The Doctors Company has been managing risk for many of the nation’s top 100 healthcare systems, hospitals, and managed care organizations,” Mr. Bennett said. “I am pleased to join a company with such expertise in this area, and one that is redefining how doctors and Integrated Delivery Systems manage medical malpractice risk.”
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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