Jewelers Mutual hires new CEO


Jewelers Mutual Insurance Co. CEO Darwin Copeman is set to retire in 2015. The board of directors have selected former executive partner and Triad Analytic Solutions president Scott Murphy to replace Copeman. Murphy has also worked as chief operating officer at GMAC Insurance as well as having executive or management experience with Infinity Insurance and Windsor Insurance Group.

“Jewelers Mutual’s board of directors is unique in that it includes representation from both the jewelry industry and the insurance industry, making it a strong leadership team for a company so deeply connected throughout the industry it serves,” board chairman Mark Fiebrink said in the company’s statement, National Jeweler reports. “We expect that Scott Murphy is going to be a terrific asset to the company, leading Jewelers Mutual into its next century of success.”

Murphy will officially join Jewelers Mutual in January. CJ