Harford County, MD – Harford Mutual Insurance Group recently announced its plan to merge ClearPath Mutual Insurance Company, a monoline workers’ compensation carrier in Louisville, Kentucky into the Group.
“We are constantly seeking opportunities that complement our strategic goals and provide our policyholders and independent agents with the products and services they need,” says Steve Linkous, President & CEO of Harford Mutual Insurance Group (HMIG). “ClearPath Mutual perfectly complements our product line offering while expediting our plans for geographic diversification. We look forward to welcoming ClearPath’s employees, agents, and policyholders into HMIG as we fulfill our mutual vision of being a carrier of choice.”
ClearPath Mutual, formerly KESA of Kentucky for over 40 years, was created in 2018 and currently provides monoline workers’ compensation coverage in Indiana, Kentucky, Georgia, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
Through an independent agency plant and relationships with local chambers of commerce and associations, ClearPath has steadily grown and writes over $52 million in direct written premium across nearly 7,000 policies. ClearPath will continue to operate under its company name, and the office in Louisville, Kentucky will remain in place and serve as HMIG’s Midwest Regional Office.
“Since 2018, the mission of the ClearPath board and leadership has been to chart a path to sustainable success. We are financially strong and committed to the communities we serve,” says Jeff Borkowski, President & CEO of ClearPath Mutual. “This merger into Harford Mutual Insurance Group will provide us with the scalable infrastructure and regional reach to meet our strategic goals of providing community-first workers’ compensation coverage to our policyholders.”
The transaction is expected to close once customary reviews and approvals are received.
Source: Harford Mutual