Southfield, Mich., August 23, 2010 – Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. (Meadowbrook, NYSE: MIG), a leader in specialty insurance programs based in Southfield, Michigan, today announced the appointment of John P. Shallcross as director of Investor Relations & Capital Strategies. Karen M. Spaun, SVP & chief financial officer, made the announcement.
“This appointment underscores our commitment to communicating with investors,” said Spaun. “John has been communicating financial results and analysis to senior management on a regular basis, so he’s had a meaningful role in assisting with our investor communications. We are excited that he now has a more formal role in interacting with the investment community.”
Mr. Shallcross brings over seven years of accounting and finance experience and has been with Meadowbrook for nearly two years, working primarily on special projects in the accounting and finance department. Prior to joining the company, he spent several years as an analyst at a middle-market private equity firm working on buy-side and sell-side acquisition due diligence, as well as monitoring portfolio companies. Mr. Shallcross began his career at Ernst & Young, LLP where he worked as a CPA auditing SEC registrants in the financial services industry.
Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. (Meadowbrook), based in Southfield, Michigan, is a leader in the specialty program management market. Meadowbrook includes several agencies, claims and loss prevention facilities, self-insured management organizations and seven property and casualty underwriting companies, including one in Bermuda. Meadowbrook has twenty-six locations in the United States. Meadowbrook is a risk management organization, specializing in alternative risk management solutions for agents, professional and trade associations, and small to medium-sized insureds. Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc.’s common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “MIG.”