Union Mutual Announces Hiring of M. Joseph Cook, Chief Marketing & Development Officer – NY

Sept. 7, 2018

MONTPELIER – M. Joseph “Joe” Cook joined Union Mutual Companies as Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer of New York Operations on September 5.

“We are thrilled Joe has joined our team,” Union Mutual President & CEO Michael Nobles said. “Joe brings with him an extensive and diverse 35-year insurance and reinsurance background with a proven and dedicated focus on delivering high-caliber results.”

Joe comes to Union from Swiss Re, where he was a Regional & National Eastern Region Vice President, focusing on business development and account management. Joe has also served as a sales executive for Employers Re as well as held several key positions with American/Munich Re including as Vice President, Direct Treaty Account Executive.

Joe lives in New Jersey with his family.

Union Mutual of Vermont Companies, founded in 1874, is a property casualty insurance group consisting of Union Mutual Fire Insurance and New England Guaranty Insurance Company Inc., both based in Montpelier, Vermont; Eastern Mutual Insurance Company, based in Greenville, New York; and Community Mutual Insurance Company, based in Troy, New York. The four companies write a total of $175 million in direct premium annually through independent agents throughout New England and New York, and are all rated A-(Excellent) by A.M. Best.  They were recently recognized as a Ward’s 50 company; an award given to the 50 most successful insurance companies in the United States.