Dan Carmichael Joins Dovetail Board of Directors

May 05, 2010, 11:03 ET from Dovetail Insurance Corporation

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Dovetail Insurance Corporation, an insurance services provider, announced today that Dan Carmichael, Chairman of the Board at Platinum Underwriters Holding, has joined their board of directors.

In addition to his role at Dovetail Insurance, Inc., Mr. Carmichael is a director of Alleghany Corporation and EagleEye Analytics. He also serves on the Advisory Board of FirstMark Capital a private equity firm.

Prior to these appointments, Mr. Carmichael served as President and CEO of Ohio Casualty Corporation where he was responsible for restoring the company's financial strength and performance which ultimately led to its sale to Liberty Mutual in 2007 for $2.9 Billion. Before joining Ohio Casualty Mr. Carmichael held the position of President and CEO of IVANS Inc. IVANS is a privately held industry-owned organization that provides electronic communications services to insurance and health organizations. Preceding his tenure at IVANS, he served over eight years as Chairman, President and CEO of Anthem Casualty Insurance Group (a.k.a The Shelby Insurance Company).

Steve Francis, President and CEO, of Dovetail insurance stated, "Dan is a tremendous addition to our board. His experience and accomplishments will provide Dovetail with invaluable insight into the industry that will help us enhance our strategic vision. We are very excited about the opportunity of working collaboratively with Dan to further strengthen and develop Dovetail."

About Dovetail Insurance Corporation

Dovetail Insurance Corporation was formed in November, 2006 by FirstMark Capital and is a privately held insurance services company headquartered in Columbia, S.C. Dovetail Managing General Agency Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dovetail Insurance Corporation, is a licensed insurance agency authorized to produce property and casualty insurance policies for licensed insurers in forty-eight states and is capable of performing all policy related functions from distribution to policy issuance and maintenance. Dovetail's capabilities include Insurance Program Development and Administration, back office services for policy administration and deployment of carrier designed programs using fully functional advanced technologies that offer quick, seamless and cost effective deployment. Dovetail's business model allows insurance companies to innovate and then implement their plans entering into new markets without delay or major financial investments upfront. For more information visit our website: www.dovetailinsurance.com.

SOURCE Dovetail Insurance Corporation