MIB Group, Inc. is a not-for-profit membership organization of life and health insurance companies in the United States and Canada. The company operates an applicant-authorized information exchange on behalf of its members where its members contribute underwriting information to the MIB database for use by other members who later search the database with the authorization of the insurance applicant. Its underwriting information helps its member companies to assess an individual’s risk and eligibility during the underwriting of life, health, disability income, critical illness, and long-term care insurance policies. The company, through its subsidiary, MIB Solutions, Inc., also offers Policy ...
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Founded in 1902
MIB Group, Inc Elects New Chairman, Vice Chairman and Three New Directors to its Board
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MIB Group, Inc. announced the election of its Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors for 2013-14 and the election of three new directors. Effective May 10th, 2013, Elizabeth H. MacGowan, FSA, MAAA, Vice President and Chief Life Product Officer of National Life Group will succeed Timothy A. Walsh, President and Chief Executive Officer of Farm Family Life Insurance Company and its affiliates as Chairman of the Board. Thomas F. English, Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Insurance Counsel at New York Life Insurance Company will serve as MIB's new Vice-Chairman. Mr. Walsh will remain on the MIB Board of Directors as Immediate Past Chair. Elected to three-year terms on the MIB Board of Directors starting May 2013 will be Michael Bishop, FSA, MAAA, Exchange Market Lead, WellPoint, Inc.; Jeff Carlson, FLMI, Executive Vice President and Head of Operations for AIG's Life and Accident & Health business; and Robert N. Trunzo, President of CUNA Mutual Group Insurance and Financial Services. Ms. MacGowan first joined the MIB Board in 2010 and will serve as its new Chairman, 2013-2014. As Vice President and Chief Life Product Officer at National Life Group, she leads a team of actuaries and technical analysts responsible for life insurance product strategy, design, pricing and implementation. Mr. English joined the MIB Board in 2011 and will serve as its new Vice-Chairman, 2013-2014. As Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Insurance Counsel for New York Life Insurance Company, he is responsible for units that provide legal advice to the company's Insurance Group and Agency Department. Mr. English served as President of the Association of Life Insurance Counsel (ALIC) last year. Mr. Bishop begins his term on the MIB Board in May 2013. As Exchange Market Lead for WellPoint, Inc., he is responsible for leading WellPoint's post-healthcare reform business strategy focused on building the products, networks and risk management capabilities required to compete effectively in the new health insurance marketplaces. Immediately prior, Mr. Bishop was Staff Vice President of Underwriting for all 14 of WellPoint's Blue Cross Blue Shield branded businesses. Mr. Carlson begins his term on the MIB Board in May 2013. As Executive Vice President and Head of Operations for AIG's Life and Accident & Health business, he is responsible for building a world-class operations platform supporting their Life and A & H business and distribution organization including oversight of the One Life transformation project. Mr. Trunzo begins his term on the MIB Board in May 2013. As President of CUNA Mutual Group Insurance and Financial Services, he is responsible for the products, distribution and services of the company's extensive U.S. credit union businesses. Previously, he served as Wisconsin Secretary of Commerce under Governor Tommy Thompson.