James River Insurance Company President to Speak at the 2012 Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium

Richard Schmitzer to Present on Changing the Corporate Culture

Online PR News – 05-September-2012 – Dallas, TX – MarketScout, the national electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA, today announced Richard Schmitzer, President of James River Insurance Company, as a speaker for its 6th Annual Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium (EIS). Mr. Schmitzer will address the industry’s dynamic environment and discuss the significance of flexible organizational culture.

The two-day symposium event will be held in Dallas at the Cityplace Conference and Event Center on September 11-12. Attendees will have the opportunity to secure a CIC/CRM update and CE credit and enjoy networking opportunities in the hosted breakfasts, luncheon, breaks and cocktail reception. Registration is now open and includes access to all presentation sessions, the Networking Exhibit Mall, breakfasts, executive luncheon, and cocktail reception.

MarketScout has hosted the Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium since 2007 in an effort to promote innovation in the insurance industry. MarketScout and the sponsors of the symposium also support entrepreneurs launching new concepts or expanding their business models through the Entrepreneurial Insurance Alliance (EIA).

Innovation Partners in MarketScout’s 2012 Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium include Business Insurance, Lloyd’s of London, The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research, QBE the Americas, and Vertafore. Additional insurance company sponsors include ACE Private Risk Services, Allied World (U.S.), Astonish Results, Chartis, Lexington Insurance, Way Construction and Zurich. Decus, Emecore Group, Guildford Specialty, Ironshore, James River Insurance, Seneca Insurance, StoneRidge Advisors, Torus, Tower Group, Travelers, V3 Insurance Partners, and Vela Insurance Services provided support as well.

Additional event information, including online registration, is available at www.einsurancesymposium.com/eis12/register.asp" target="_blank" class="highlight_link">http://www.einsurancesymposium.com/eis12/register.asp.

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