Baton Rouge, LA (February 19, 2021) – LWCC, Louisiana’s largest workers’ compensation company, is pleased to announce Richard “Rich” Hubbard as SVP, Chief Underwriting Officer following a national search. In this role, Rich will oversee the areas of underwriting, safety, premium audit, and policyholder operations, with a focus on innovating and elevating the policyholder experience.
“Rich’s experience and expertise will allow us to work together with our agent partners to better prepare for the future of our rapidly changing industry,” says Kristin Wall, LWCC President and CEO. “Rich will be integral in creating new experiences that allow us to continue to provide best-in-class service.”
Hubbard joins the team from the Hartford, a Fortune 500 investment and insurance company. During his 15-year tenure he served as VP for Middle Markets and managed a $500M book of business, almost half of which was workers’ compensation. Prior to that, he worked for PMA for 17 years, where he was heavily immersed in workers’ comp. In addition, Hubbard is a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). His educational experience includes a BBA and MBA from Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland and a leadership course from the Kellogg School of Management.
“I am extremely excited to join LWCC. For nearly 30 years, LWCC has focused on the unique needs of Louisiana businesses, and I can feel the passion our teams have for this great state,” says Hubbard. “My focus is to continue to deliver strong value to our agency partners and their policyholders by creating unparalleled experiences for them.”
LWCC is Louisiana Loyal with a vision to be a catalyst elevating Louisiana’s position in America. Having Rich’s experience and expertise as part of the leadership team at LWCC will allow the company to further deliver on this vision.
LWCC – Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corporation
LWCC is a champion of Louisiana business and proud to be headquartered in the state capital, Baton Rouge. As a model single-state, private mutual workers’ comp company, we promote safety, security, and stability in Louisiana. LWCC is dedicated to excellence in execution, from underwriting to life-long care of injured workers. We are proud to partner with our agents, and together deliver outstanding service to our Policyholders and their workers. Our commitment is to be there for Louisiana. Always. Our mission is to help Louisiana thrive by bettering our state one business and one worker at a time. LWCC has been recognized by industry leading benchmarker AON and named to the Ward’s 50® group of top-performing insurance companies for achieving outstanding results in the areas of safety, consistency, and performance over a five-year period, 2015-2019. For more information on the corporation and its services, please visit www.lwcc.com.
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