TDC Group, the nation’s largest physician-owned provider of insurance, risk management, and healthcare practice improvement solutions, has announced the promotion of Robert E. White Jr. (pictured above) to company president. White previously served as chief operating officer of the company’s medical professional liability (MPL) subsidiary.
In his new role, White will oversee all four subsidiaries that make up TDC Group: The Doctors Company, Healthcare Risk Advisors, TDC Specialty Underwriters, and Medical Advantage.
“This promotion recognizes Mr. White’s extraordinary work as chief operating officer,” said Richard E. Anderson, chairman and CEO of The Doctors Company and TDC Group. “He has helped us navigate the pandemic and maximize the potential of our subsidiary business units, both individually and for TDC Group. “He has strengthened our ability to meet the growing demands of our mission, nurtured our innovation and customer experience initiatives, and been a critical member of our executive group.”
White has more than 50 years of insurance industry experience. He served as president of insurance operations for the FPIC Insurance Group before it became part of The Doctors Company. White is chairman of the board of the Florida Justice Reform Institute, a member of the board of governors of the Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association, a member of the board of the Florida Insurance Council, and a member of the board of Professionals Resource Network. He served on the board of directors of the Medical Professional Liability Association and serves on three of its committees.
The company has also announced the promotion of Deepika Srivastava (pictured below) to executive vice president of MPL and TDC Group Shared Services. In her new role, Srivastava will run the operations of the MPL subsidiary, as well as leading the group shared services of technology, cybersecurity, innovation, and Enterprise Project Office for all TDC Group subsidiaries. Prior to taking her new role, Srivastava served as the company’s chief information officer and chief information security officer.
“Ms. Srivastava clearly has the background and experience for this vital role leading our MPL efforts,” Anderson said. “She fully possesses the attributes that we value in our leaders – humble, mission-driven, and collaborative, with a people-development focus. The strengths she has shown in leading IT – her ability to manage effectively between enterprise and business unit perspectives and the continuous improvement of projects she has overseen – make her the right leader for MPL.”
Srivastava has more than 20 years of experience in leading technology transformation. She started with The Doctors Company 18 years ago as a systems analyst. In her time at The Doctors Company, she has led several strategic initiatives, including the digital transformation and core modernization of the business. Srivastava serves on the advisory board of the Actuarial Science Program at Michigan State University.