LANCASTER, Pa., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc. ("EIHI") (Nasdaq: EIHI) announced today that J. David Cox has joined Eastern Alliance Insurance Group ("EAIG") in the new position of Regional Marketing Director for the Southeastern states. EAIG is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of EIHI.
EAIG entered the Southeastern workers' compensation marketplace earlier this year, securing licenses to underwrite in North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia and South Carolina. Cox, a native of North Carolina, will direct EAIG's marketing initiatives in the region, recruit and manage its agency plant, and foster close relationships with the Company's agents and customers. He will report to Lucia A. Tompkins, Regional Business Executive for the Southeast territory.
"David possesses a wealth of experience in the workers' compensation insurance industry in the Southeastern region," said Bruce M. Eckert, Chief Executive Officer for EIHI. "His extensive knowledge of the region will be a tremendous asset to Eastern Alliance as we extend our full compliment of workers' compensation products and services to North Carolina and the Southeast territory."
Cox has more than eighteen years of experience in the property and casualty insurance industry, having served in the claims, underwriting, risk management, policy and marketing fields. He most recently served as the Underwriting Director for AmComp, Inc. Mid-Atlantic, and previously in various roles with Key Risk Insurance Company.
Founded in 1997, EAIG specializes in providing workers' compensation products and services to businesses and self-insured clients in Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland. EAIG distributes its products through independent insurance agencies.
EIHI operates through its subsidiaries a domestic casualty insurance group specializing in workers' compensation, a domestic accident and life insurance company, an offshore specialty reinsurance company and a third-party claims administration company.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
In addition to historical information this press release may contain "forward-looking statements" that are made in good faith by EIHI pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include statements with respect to strategies, goals, beliefs, expectations, intentions, results of operations, future performance and business of EIHI. Numerous competitive, economic, regulatory, legal, technological and other factors could cause financial performance to differ materially from the goals, plans, objectives, intentions and expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements. EIHI cautions that the foregoing factors are not all inclusive. EIHI does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement, whether written or oral, that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the company. This press release also does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, EIHI securities. Such an offer will be made only by means of a prospectus.
|SOURCE Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc.|
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