Mitchell 2012 Property & Casualty Conference Concludes, Draws Attendees From Top P&C Insurance Companies

Premier P&C Industry Event Highlighted Best Practices and Technology Innovations to Accelerate Claims Management, Mitigate Fraud, and Maximize Policyholders' Claim Experience

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 26, 2012) - Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced its 2012 Mitchell Property & Casualty Conference concluded successfully with participants representing more than 70 percent of the nation's top auto and workers' compensation insurance companies. Held March 19-20 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Florida, the conference featured an interactive forum focused on claims fraud, workflow automation, and data analytics innovations that will drive performance improvements into Property & Casualty Claims and Collision Repair processes.

"Our 2012 Mitchell Property & Casualty Conference was designed to unite visionaries across the industry, and provide attendees with the opportunity to access and leverage a knowledge base of leadership in the space," said Mitchell CEO Alex Sun. "Through hosting this conference, our hope is to demonstrate Mitchell's ongoing commitment to delivering leading-edge claims technologies and services that empower our customers to achieve measurably better outcomes."

"The Mitchell P&C Conference is an annual event I try not to miss. It is often the best opportunity I have to step back and consider how best to provide more value to our clients," said Marilyn McLaren, President and CEO of Manitoba Public Insurance. "The conference is a first class event, with speakers who consistently provoke new ideas that are relevant to our company."

Several industry luminaries were highlighted at this year's Conference, inspiring insurance executives, claims processing and collision repair experts and consultants from the property and casualty insurance industries. Featured speakers included Larry Bossidy, former CEO of Honeywell, and Best Selling author of two landmark books on business leadership; Joe Wehrle, President and CEO of The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) and Fred Reichheld, author of The Ultimate Question 2.0.

"Mitchell's P&C conference is dynamic, energetic and stacked with exceptional speakers! The content transcended medical bill review and auto physical damage software / systems, and had broad appeal to participants who are interested in effective customer service and key business measures," said Kim Haugaard, Vice President of Network and Medical Operations for Texas Mutual Insurance. "The Mitchell conference is becoming the must go to conference in the space!"

Another integral component of The Property & Casualty Conference is the annual (m)Community Charity Networking Event. This year, the event supported the Florida National Guard Family Program, which is designed to maintain the emotional and physical health of military families. The (m)Community Charity Networking Events are an extension of Mitchell's volunteer initiative (m)Community, which connects colleagues across the Company's offices nationwide to support charitable works in their local communities.

About Mitchell
Mitchell empowers clients to achieve measurably better outcomes. Providing unparalleled breadth of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, Mitchell is uniquely able to simplify and accelerate the claims management and collision repair processes.

As a leading provider of Property & Casualty claims technology solutions, Mitchell processes over 50 million transactions annually for over 300 insurance companies/claims payers and over 30,000 collision repair facilities throughout North America. Founded in 1946, Mitchell is headquartered in San Diego, California, and has 1,700 employees. The company is privately owned primarily by the Aurora Capital Group, a Los Angeles-based investment group. For more information about Mitchell, visit