Boston-Based Med-Mal Insurer Coverys Appoints Chief Operating Officer

Coverys, a Boston-based medical professional liability insurer, announced that Jack Donehue, former chief financial officer for Coverys (then called ProMutual Group) from 1989 to 2010, has returned to the organization as chief operating officer.

In his role as COO, Donehue will assist in developing and executing the annual business plan and long-term strategic plan. He will also oversee the healthcare provider education, marketing, risk management and underwriting departments, and Coverys Insurance Services, the company’s insurance agency based in Lansing, Mich.

Previously, Donehue served as deputy controller and assistant treasurer for Commercial Union Insurance Company and was a former manager of corporate accounting for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

Additionally, Coverys announced five promotions. The insurer said Donna Miele-Cesario has taken on the role of chief claims officer, in addition to her role as chief information officer; Michael Kubik has been promoted to senior vice president of marketing; Barbara Staples has been promoted to vice president of claims; Eric Crockett has been promoted to vice president of information technology; and Mark Lynch has been promoted to vice president and controller of corporate finance.