MAG Mutual names risk management vice president


MAG Mutual Insurance Company has appointed Laura Martinez as vice president of risk management. She will be responsible for further building on MagMutual’s risk management programs throughout the Southeast.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Laura Martinez to the MagMutual team,” said Dr Joseph Wilson, chairman and CEO. “By leveraging our knowledge base as the leading medical professional liability insurer in the Southeast, MagMutual is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals deliver medical care as safely as possible.  We’re confident Laura will prove to be an invaluable resource to our policyholders in this regard.”

Neil Morrell, president and chief operating officer, added: “Patient safety and risk management are key priorities at MagMutual. Laura will be focused on leveraging our wealth of collective knowledge to continually help policyholders solve problems before they occur.”

A native of Brownsville, Texas, Martinez most recently served as vice president of healthcare risk management at Allied World where she provided risk management, education, and consultation to medical professional policyholders, and assisted in the development of other risk management tools and services.

Martinez holds a Master of Science degree from North Texas University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas Christian University. She is a member of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM).

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