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Outgoing PHLY CEO Says His Strategies for Success Include Avoiding Workers’ Comp

NEW YORK -- In one of his last public statements before stepping down as CEO of Philadelphia Insurance Cos. on Jan. 1, Jamie Maguire shared some of the strategies that help set his company apart.

For starters, Maguire, who spoke at the 23rd annual Executive Conference hosted by Ernst & Young and Summit Business Media (parent company of PC360), was justifiably proud of Philly’s decision to stay entirely out of what has become one of the most-troubled lines in the industry: workers’ compensation. The total absence of that coverage on the company’s books gives it a big boost over competitors’ saddled with it.

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