SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. (Meadowbrook), based in Southfield, Michigan, announced it has been named one of Metropolitan Detroit's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA). This is the seventh time Meadowbrook has been nominated and selected to receive the award. All award winners will be honored at an event to be held on September 27th at The Henry in Dearborn.
This year's winners represent best practices in human resources in a variety of industries. An independent research firm evaluates each company's entry based on key measures in various categories, including compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives and strategic company performance.
Meadowbrook was recognized for its wide range of human resource programs, medical benefits with options, creative methods of recognizing and rewarding associates, tuition reimbursement, social events, belief and practice of giving back to the community and its "Get Fit, Stay Fit" program to help employees maintain an effective work/life balance. Robert S. Cubbin, the company's President and CEO, says the award reinforces Meadowbrook's longstanding commitment to its associates.
"We value and support our associates and continue to seek out opportunities that allow them to further their careers and educational development," stated Mr. Cubbin. "It's especially meaningful to be included on the 101 Best & Brightest list in a year where we faced challenging economic times, and are able to continue to offer a wide range of programs to help our associates maintain work/life balance. We thank our associates for their strong efforts, dedication, loyalty and support."
Jennifer Kluge, MBPA President, commended all of this year's 101 Best winners. "This year's honorees have clearly demonstrated why each of them would be an ideal place for employees to work. Companies that capitalize on their greatest resource—their employees—know how to attract and retain top talent," said Kluge.
About the MBPA: Based in Warren, the Michigan Business & Professional Association (MBPA) is the largest business organization of small to medium-sized businesses in Michigan, representing more than 20,000 members who employ over 200,0000 persons. Learn more at www.michbusiness.org.Forward Looking Statements
Certain statements made by Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. in this release may constitute forward-looking statements including, but not limited to, those statements that include the words "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "estimates," or similar expressions. Please refer to the Company's most recent 10-K, 10-Q, and other Securities and Exchange Commission filings for more information on risk factors. Actual results could differ materially. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to the following: the frequency and severity of claims; uncertainties inherent in reserve estimates; catastrophic events; a change in the demand for, pricing of, availability or collectability of reinsurance; increased rate pressure on premiums; obtainment of certain rate increases in current market conditions; investment rate of return; changes in and adherence to insurance regulation; actions taken by regulators, rating agencies or lenders; obtainment of certain processing efficiencies; changing rates of inflation; and general economic conditions. Meadowbrook is not under any obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
About Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc.
Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc., 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 insurance underwriting companies, including one in Bermuda. Meadowbrook has thirty-four locations in the United States. Meadowbrook is a risk management organization, specializing in specialty risk management solutions for agents, professional and trade associations, and small to medium-sized insureds. Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "MIG". For further information, please visit Meadowbrook's corporate web site at www.meadowbrook.com.
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