MedPro Group Names Charles Colburn President of Senior Care Division

Fort Wayne, IN – December 15, 2014 – MedPro Group, Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE:BRK) dedicated healthcare liability insurance solution, today announced the appointment of Charles "Chuck" Colburn as President of its newly-formed Senior Care Division. Based in Chicago, Colburn will lead a robust Division offering a full range of healthcare liability insurance, claims and risk management solutions to senior care providers throughout the country.

"Chuck is an exceptional addition to our MedPro team and will lead our efforts to develop an industry-leading senior care business," commented MedPro Group President & CEO Tim Kenesey. "He is a recognized leader in the senior care insurance industry, and his experience and customer focus have earned the respect of clients, distribution partners and competitors. With the formation of our Senior Care Division, MedPro Group is able to provide healthcare liability solutions to the broadest range of healthcare providers countrywide, including those facilities and professionals dedicated to the healthcare needs of our aging population."

"I look forward to working with Chuck as he builds and leads our Senior Care Division. I have no doubt that senior care providers – and their brokers and agents – will benefit from his extensive knowledge and dedication to this important part of the healthcare industry," added Jean-Paul Rebillard, leader of MedPro's Institutional & Special Risk business. "Chuck's talents combined with MedPro Group's capabilities will bring to senior care providers peace of mind with unsurpassed financial strength; broad coverage through our unlimited offering of customized products and solutions; and expertise locally delivered through an unparalleled nationwide network of underwriting, claims and risk management professionals."

Before assuming his new leadership role at MedPro, Colburn led the Aging Services Department of CNA HealthPro since 1996, growing that business into the country's largest insurance writer for senior care providers. Before joining CNA, Colburn spent nine years at Henry Ward Johnson in Chicago and Johnson & Higgins in New York, focusing on group programs and association accounts. He earned a B.B.A. degree in Risk Management and Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

"I am excited to join the nation's leading healthcare liability insurer," commented Colburn. "The senior care marketplace is growing and experiencing change more rapidly than at any time in my career. Senior care providers need new, unique, and customized solutions. With unmatched strength as part of Berkshire Hathaway, coverage that spans the healthcare provider continuum, and more than a century of industry-leading experience, MedPro Group is positioned like no other company to support senior care providers through these changes."

Colburn can be reached at 847.384.3104 or via email at

About MedPro Group – Berkshire Hathaway's dedicated healthcare malpractice insurance solution

As the nation's first provider of healthcare liability insurance, MedPro Group has been protecting the assets and reputations of the healthcare community since 1899. With over $874 million in annual premium and more than 140,000 customers, MedPro Group is the national leader in customized insurance, claims, patient safety and risk solutions for physicians, surgeons, dentists and other healthcare professionals, as well as, hospitals, senior care and other healthcare facilities. MedPro Group includes The Medical Protective Company, Princeton Insurance Company, PLICO Inc., and MedPro RRG Risk Retention Group. All insurance products are administered by MedPro Group and underwritten by these and other Berkshire Hathaway affiliates, including National Fire & Marine Insurance Company, all of which have earned financial strength ratings of A++ from A.M. Best. Its distribution partners include a nationwide network of licensed agents, brokers and wholesalers. MedPro Group is a Berkshire Hathaway business.

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