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Selective adds H. Elizabeth Mitchell to Board of Directors

14th March 2018 - Author: Matt Sheehan

Selective Insurance Group has recently announced the appointment of H. Elizabeth Mitchell to its Board of Directors, effective March 9th, 2018.

H. Elizabeth MitchellMitchell is currently a director of StanCorp Financial Group and a member of the Board of Advisors of Hudson Structured Capital Management Ltd, and in 2016 retired from her position as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Renaissance Reinsurance U.S.

Brian Thebault, Lead Independent Director at Selective, said of the appointment: “Liz is a great addition to Selective’s Board and will stand for election at our 2018 Annual Meeting in May.

“She is a highly regarded insurance executive, with extensive experience in risk assessment and mitigation, actuarial science, corporate transactions, and operational reorganizations.”

Chairman and CEO of Selective Gregory E. Murphy added: “We expect Liz to immediately contribute to our overall corporate strategies, including our risk assessment, reinsurance, and growth strategies.”


Prior to her role at Renaissance Re, Mitchell served as President and CEO of Platinum Underwriters Reinsurance, and held senior roles at St. Paul Reinsurance.

Additionally, Mitchell is a fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, and has served on the board of overseers of the St. John’s University School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science and as a trustee of The Institutes.

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