ProAssurance Elects Richard J. Bielen, C.P.A., and Staci M. Pierce, J.D., to its Board


ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE: PRA) on 23rd May announced that at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on May 22, shareholders elected new directors Richard J. Bielen, C.P.A., and Staci M. Pierce, J.D., and re-elected directors Bruce D. Angiolillo, J.D. (chairman), and Samuel A. Di Piazza, Jr., C.P.A., to serve three-year terms expiring at the company’s 2027 annual meeting. The company’s board of directors now consists of 10 members, down from the previous 12.

In addition, shareholders approved the ProAssurance Corporation 2024 Equity Incentive Plan and ratified the selection of Ernst & Young, LLP as the independent auditing firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024. Acting on matters related to compensation, shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers. All proposals on the ballot were approved by a substantial supermajority of votes cast.

Bielen is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Protective Life Corporation. He brings more than 35 years of experience in various executive roles in the financial services industry.

Pierce is the Chief Executive Officer at Action Resources, a transportation and environmental services company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. She brings more than eight years of experience in executive and leadership roles in the transportation and environmental services industries, in addition to five years of experience as a practising attorney.

“ProAssurance looks to its board of directors for a diversity of viewpoints, backgrounds, and experience, among other skills,” said Ned Rand, President and Chief Executive Officer. “With the addition of Rich and Staci, our board is even better positioned as a resource as we work to achieve our objectives in our core lines of insurance – medical professional liability and workers’ compensation.”



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