May 31, 2013

Atlanta-based MagMutual Insurance has named Laura Martinez VP of risk management. She is responsible for furthering the professional liability insurer's risk management programs throughout the Southeast.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Laura Martinez to the MagMutual team," said Joseph S. Wilson, Jr., M.D., chairman and CEO of the company, in a statement "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."

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

Martinez last was VP of healthcare risk management at Allied World.

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