Industry Leaders to Speak at MarketScout’s Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium

By Newswire | May 16, 2011

Burns and Wilcox, Chartis, Hub, Lloyds of London, Navigators, Pure, QBE and Tower to share Innovations

Dallas, TX – May 16, 2011 – The Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium
On September 12-14, 2011, MarketScout will host its fifth annual Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium in Dallas. As in prior years, a virtual “who’s who” of insurance industry executives will present companies’ innovations and personal entrepreneurial experiences. The Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium has grown to become the insurance industry’s “go to” conference for capturing new concepts and ideas.

According to Richard Kerr, CEO of MarketScout, “We are blessed once again with incredible speakers. We select only the most entrepreneurial executives who have real hands on experience with launching new concepts and creating new companies. This is the only insurance related conference specifically focused on creativity and entrepreneurial spirit. Without exception, every successful insurance company is lead by an innovative executive. Symposium attendees will learn how executives built their companies, what they did right and what they did wrong. The opportunity to learn about each executive’s actual experience is priceless.”

The speakers for the 2011 Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium include:

Paul Binsfield, President – Company Nurse
Ross Buchmueller, Founder and CEO – PURE Risk Management
Rob Byler, President – QBE
Peter Eastwood, CEO – Lexington Insurance
Richard Gulliver, President – HUB International Limited
Alan Kaufman, Chairman, President and CEO – Burns & Wilcox
Michael Lee, Chairman and CEO – Tower Group
LoriAnn Lowery-Biggers, President of Field Operations – Navigators Management Company
Jay Poorman, Managing Director – StoneRidge Advisors
Susan Rivera, CEO – V3
Doug Tegen, Managing Director – StoneRidge Advisors
Hank Watkins, President – Lloyds North America

Registrants can secure their CIC update and CE credit by attending the symposium.

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About MarketScout
MarketScout is an insurance distribution and underwriting company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The firm owns and operates the MarketScout Exchange at as well as over 40 other online and traditional underwriting and distribution venues. In 2010, MarketScout launched MarketScout Wholesale, LLC (“MSW”), a traditional wholesaler to compliment its electronic underwriting and distribution strategy. MSW specializes in MGA, brokerage, specialty programs and business development partnerships. MarketScout and MSW have offices in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, New York, Oregon, Texas and Washington DC.

Media Contact:
Beth Showalter
MarketScout Corporation

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