SOURCE: Cooperative of American Physicians

Cooperative of American Physicians

July 09, 2015 08:46 ET

Cooperative of American Physicians Appoints Sean O'Brien to Vice President, Membership Programs

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 9, 2015) - The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) announced today that Sean O'Brien has been appointed as the organization's Vice President, Membership Programs.

Mr. O'Brien has an extensive background serving membership organizations and working with medical groups of all sizes and specialties. As Vice President, Membership Programs, he will be charged with developing and managing CAP's member/affinity programs to directly benefit the growth and prosperity of CAP's physician members' practices and build strong physician member relationships.

"Sean is a crucial addition to the CAP team, as the company continues to offer new products and services to protect and support our physicians, hospitals, and medical groups," said Chief Operating Officer Cindy Belcher. "We are confident that Sean will play a key role in the expansion of the enterprise."

Mr. O'Brien has 15 years of experience in the health care industry, with a vast amount of knowledge in operations and membership services and programs. Prior to joining CAP, Mr. O'Brien worked at the Heart Failure Society of America as Senior Vice President, Development & Member Services. He also spent more than six years at the Los Angeles County Medical Association in progressively more responsible positions including Director of Membership, Director of Operations, and Interim Executive Director.

"Having experienced executives like Sean helps CAP to continue to elevate our service offerings and foster creative forward-thinking strategies to help our physician members manage their practices and succeed in this era of significant health care reform," said Hammon P. Acuna, CAP's Senior Vice President of Business Development.

Mr. O'Brien attended Arizona State University in Tempe, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business.

About the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc.
The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP), established in 1975, offers medical professional liability protection and risk management services to nearly 12,000 of California's finest physicians. In 2013, CAP organized CAPAssurance, a Risk Purchasing Group, to bring liability insurance coverage to member hospitals, health care facilities, and large medical groups. Based in Los Angeles, CAP also has offices in San Diego, Orange County, Sacramento, and Palo Alto. For more information, visit CAP is licensed as a California surplus lines broker (License. No. 0B72723). The insurance products provided under the CAPAssurance program are issued by a "non-admitted" or "surplus line" insurer that is not licensed by the State of California.

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