Wednesday, February 07, 2018

HM Insurance Group Names Mark Lawrence as Senior Vice President, Underwriting

Mark Lawrence has joined HM Insurance Group (HM) as senior vice president, underwriting. In this role, Lawrence will be responsible for meeting HM Stop Loss revenue and profitability goals while providing executive leadership to the company’s underwriting department.

“Mark is a great addition to our senior management team,” Tom Doran, president and COO, HM Insurance Group, said. “With the rising claims trend and other challenges of the current market, we are committed to tailoring our coverage to best satisfy each policyholder’s level of risk tolerance, while mitigating potential claim risks. It’s about finding the right balance for success, and this is an approach we know Mark will lead well.”

Lawrence comes to HM from Everest Reinsurance Company, a global leader in reinsurance and insurance, where he served as the chief underwriter with top and bottom line responsibility for multiple lines of business including primary self-funded medical, insurance and reinsurance for direct and partner relationships. Prior to his time at Everest Reinsurance Company, Lawrence worked in underwriting leadership roles for Canada Life Assurance Company and LDG Re, a division of HCC.

With more than 20 years of experience, Lawrence brings extensive knowledge in the development of long-term, profitable and growing relationships with clients in the accident, health and reinsurance markets. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology from the University of Regina in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

About HM Insurance Group
HM Insurance Group (HM) provides insurance and reinsurance coverage to protect businesses from the financial risk associated with catastrophic health care costs. A recognized leader in Employer Stop Loss, the company delivers protection for a range of group sizes. HM also offers managed care solutions, including Provider Excess Loss insurance and Health Plan Reinsurance. HM Life Insurance Company, HM Life Insurance Company of New York and Highmark Casualty Insurance Company are all rated “A” (Excellent) by AM Best Company. Through its insurance companies, HM Insurance Group holds insurance licenses in 50 states and the District of Columbia and maintains sales offices across the country. Learn more on

Why HM

A strong, experienced carrier, HM responds to market changes and works with clients to ensure their coverage needs are met through expert risk assessment and exceptional delivery of benefits.