Austin, TX (WorkersCompensation.com) - Texas Mutual Insurance Company, the state's leading provider of workers' compensation insurance, announced that Joe Yurkovich has accepted the position of senior vice president of strategic planning.
Yurkovich will work closely with senior management and the board of directors to establish organizational objectives, develop long-range and strategic plans, and identify strengths, weaknesses and business opportunities. He will also collaborate with business units to enhance organizational effectiveness, capacity utilization, operating cost containment, claim strategies and underwriting practices.
A graduate of Duquesne University, Yurkovich brings 35 years of insurance industry experience to Texas Mutual. He most recently served as region president for the Southern Region at SeaBright Insurance Company, where he led a team in building a 13-state territory in the Southern United States. Yurkovich had profit and loss responsibility for the region, with an emphasis on underwriting integrity and profitability, aggressive marketing, key account management and customer satisfaction.
Prior to joining SeaBright, Yurkovich served as senior vice president of underwriting at Texas Mutual. During his six years with the company, he was instrumental in developing many of the underwriting tools still in place today.
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