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Mark D. Wood

Mark D. Wood

President & CEO,

Mark Wood is President and CEO of LifeScienceRisk. LifeScienceRisk offers appointed brokers a single source for both primary and excess insurance for life science firms in the pharmaceutical, medical device and nutritional supplement sectors.

Mark has over 35 years of experience in specialty commercial insurance loss control and underwriting, with an emphasis on healthcare and the life sciences industries specializing in heavy casualty underwriting including medical professional, medical product and E&O liability.

His career includes positions of increasing responsibility at a number of US insurance companies, where he was responsible for medical product liability, related professional liability and multi-line property and casualty underwriting operations focused on the life sciences industry.

Mark holds an AAS Professional Nursing degree from SUNY Health Sciences, a BA Health Care Administration from Minnesota’s Metropolitan State University, an Associate in Risk Management (ARM) Designation and the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Designation. Additionally, he attended the Wharton School’s Insurance Executive Development Program.

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