ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagMutual Insurance Company, the Southeast's policyholder-owned professional liability insurer, has promoted Mike Beckett to regional vice president for Georgia. He will lead the sales and policyholder services across the company's first and largest market.
Beckett's appointment extends a strategic focus by MagMutual on regional leadership that:
- improves service at the local level;
- closely aligns sales, claims, underwriting and risk management/patient safety; and
- allows greater presence and influence within Georgia's medical, legislative legal and regulatory communities.
Beckett brings more than 20 years of malpractice insurance experience to his new role, having worked at MagMutual since 2002 as an account executive, director of retention for Georgia and vice president of premium accounts.
He holds a master's of business administration from DeVry University and an undergraduate degree from College of Charleston.
"MagMutual has a 30-year history of defending good medicine so Georgia physicians and hospitals can focus on patient care," said Dr. Joseph S. Wilson, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of MagMutual. "Mike will help us refine and continue to provide superior products and services."
Beckett will create strategic alliances, retain and develop client relationships, and leverage the company's liability coverage and other offerings to benefit policyholder-owners, Wilson said.
Founded in 1982, Atlanta-based MagMutual is a leading provider of medical liability insurance and practice-improving patient safety resources for physicians and hospitals. It is the fifth largest policyholder owned and led mutual insurer in the country. The company is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best. Insurance products and services are issued and underwritten by MAG Mutual Insurance Company and its affiliates. For more information, visit www.MagMutual.com.
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