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Vermont Mutual Insurance Group Adds New Board Member

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Premila Peters

MONTPELIER, Vermont (April 19, 2021)—Vermont Mutual Insurance Group®, long recognized as a top 50 Property and Casualty insurer in the U.S., has recently elected Premila Peters, President of Data Innovations of Colchester, Vermont, to the company’s Board of Directors.

Since 2013, Ms. Peters has been responsible for leading Data Innovations (DI), a global software company serving 6000+ hospitals in 185+ countries, through its commercial and business transformation. In this timeframe, the company has more than doubled revenues, modernized technology and expanded their footprint in four continents.

Ms. Peters began her career working at KPMG in Burlington, Vermont, as an auditor and then spent a decade at KDP Investment Advisors in Montpelier, Vermont where she served in various roles including Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining DI, she held the position of Chief Financial Officer at GE Healthcare.

Ms. Peters holds an MBA from the University of Vermont and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Bombay, India. Additionally, she holds the designations of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She has served on the boards of both for-profit and non-profit organizations throughout her career.

Upon welcoming Ms. Peters to the Board, Dan Bridge, Vermont Mutual’s Board Chairman, President and CEO, stated “We are fortunate to elect Ms. Peters to Vermont Mutual’s Board of Directors.” Bridge continued “In addition to her strong business acumen, Premila brings with her a diverse set of skills and perspectives with appreciation and experience managing a Vermont-based business. Vermont Mutual will undoubtedly gain immensely from her contributions.” Reflecting on Ms. Peters’ many accomplishments, Bridge added “Having spent over a decade in the software industry and more than two decades in healthcare, Premila brings a wide range of business experience and strong financial expertise. She has a passion for strategic business growth and isn't afraid to ask difficult questions.”

Ms. Peters commented “I am very pleased to be welcomed to Vermont Mutual’s Board of Directors. Vermont Mutual is more than a very successful property and casualty insurer, they are a respected and valued member of our communities.” Ms. Peters continued “I consider it a privilege to have been invited to the Board and I am excited to play a role in the continuation of their success.”

Presently, Ms. Peters is on the board of King Street Center and is a member of the Vermont Business Roundtable. She has chosen to make Vermont her home for almost thirty years and resides in Shelburne, Vermont with her husband.

Vermont Mutual Insurance Group® is a trade name of Vermont Mutual Insurance Company, Northern Security Insurance Company, Inc. and Granite Mutual Insurance Company. Chartered in 1828, Vermont Mutual is one of the ten oldest mutual property/casualty insurers in the United States and provides coverage throughout New England and upstate New York. Through more than 400 independent agencies, the Group insures over 315,000 policyholders, with a direct written premium of more than $500,000,000. The group is rated “A+ Superior” by A. M. Best and a Ward’s Top 50 performing property/casualty insurer in the U.S. for the past twelve consecutive years.



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