INDIANAPOLIS, May 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- International Medical Group® (IMG®), a leader in global benefits and assistance services, has appointed Geoff Tothill as chief medical officer and Philip Wright as managing director of the European division.
"We're thrilled to welcome Geoff and Phil aboard during this exciting time for IMG," said President Todd A. Hancock. "Their extensive experience and knowledge of the industry will be an invaluable asset to the company."
As chief medical officer, Tothill will be responsible for overseeing all clinical aspects of the company, including medical evacuations, case management and utilization review, among other functions. Tothill reports to IMG Chief Operating Officer Daryl Chapman.
"I am privileged to join IMG's dedicated clinical team," he said. "My years of experience have provided the foundation I need to continue leading IMG's efforts in directing members to safety and ensuring they receive the highest quality of care and service."
Tothill, who received his medical doctorate from Guy's Hospital Medical School in London, brings to the position more than 25 years of experience in both the clinical setting and emergency assistance services. His clinical experience includes aviation medicine, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery and emergency medicine. His background in emergency assistance services includes providing in-flight care for multiple air ambulance evacuations.
Previously, Tothill served as chief medical officer of Capita Global Assistance, managing up to 27,000 requests for assistance every year.
As managing director of IMG's European division, Wright will be responsible for leading the team in Europe, achieving revenue targets, developing strategic partnerships and expanding IMG's global footprint. In this capacity, Wright reports to Hancock.
"My career to date has afforded me valuable insight into maintaining successful businesses and identifying international market opportunities," Wright said. "At IMG, I'll use these skills to further our leading position in the industry."
Wright received his Bachelor of Arts from the business school at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, and brings to IMG more than 35 years of leadership experience — more than 20 years of which is in the insurance industry.
Previously, Wright served as the chief commercial officer with global responsibility for sales, marketing and product development at Globality Health. As director of the UK branch, he established the insurer's presence in the UK. Prior to working with Munich Re, Phil spent 10 years on the board of Standard Life Healthcare.
About International Medical Group
For more than 25 years, International Medical Group — headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A. — has provided global benefits and assistance services to millions of members in almost every country. We're committed to being there with our members wherever they may be in the world, providing them Global Peace of Mind®. With 24/7 worldwide assistance and medical management services, multilingual claims administrators and highly trained customer service professionals, IMG delivers the insurance products international members need, backed by the services they want. IMG's global family of companies includes Akeso Care Management®, IMG Europe Ltd., Global Response Ltd., IMG-Stop LossSM and International Medical Administrators, Inc.
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