For Immediate Release - April 27, 2015

Secretary Ash Welcomes New Commissioner at the Division of Insurance

BOSTON – Monday, April 27, 2015 – The Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development is pleased to welcome Daniel R. Judson as Commissioner of Insurance, in the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulations (OCABR).

“As the Commissioner of Insurance, Daniel Judson brings a wealth of insurance experience from the public and private sector, and is a great addition to the team at Consumer Affairs and Business Regulations,” said Secretary Jay Ash.

“We are very pleased to bring someone with Dan’s background and experience to the Division of Insurance,” said OCABR Undersecretary John Chapman. “His experience will be an asset as we represent consumers in this crucial aspect of the lives of Massachusetts residents.”

The Division of Insurance’s (DOI) primary mission is to monitor the solvency of its licensees in order to promote a healthy, responsive and willing marketplace for consumers who purchase insurance products. DOI is part of the U.S. insurance regulatory framework, which is a highly coordinated state-based system designed to protect policyholders and to serve the greater public interest through the effective regulation of the U.S. insurance marketplace. 

About Daniel R. Judson:

Mr. Judson is an attorney with over 25 years of experience in insurance in both the public and private sectors. He spent 15 years as an insurance regulator at the Massachusetts Division of Insurance. He has spent the last twelve years as a private attorney with a broad insurance practice, as compliance manager of a Massachusetts insurance company, and the last three years as president of the high risk pool for auto insurance in Massachusetts. Mr. Judson is a resident of Beverly.