MPA/MACS Endorses Hudson Specialty Insurance Co.

This will increase the value-added proposition of being an MPA/MACS member,” says MPA/MACS president.

The Michigan Petroleum Association and Michigan Association of Convenience Stores (MPA/MACS) is endorsing Hudson Specialty Insurance Co. as the preferred insurer to provide underground storage tank pollution insurance to MPA/MACS members.

Insurance can be obtained through the General Agency Company, based in Mount Pleasant, Mich. The General Agency Company has been the MPA / MACS endorsed insurance agency for pollution and property and casualty insurance since 1995.

“This new product allows us to expand our relationship with the General Agency and Hudson. This will increase the value-added proposition of being an MPA/MACS member,” said Mark Griffin, MPA/MACS president.

“Hudson is delighted to receive this endorsement and for the opportunity to provide our expertise in insuring underground storage tank pollution risks for MPA/MACS members,” said Joe Valenza, vice president for Hudson’s Environmental Products unit.

Hudson Environmental provides a broad range of environmental risk management and risk transfer solutions to association members, consultants, contractors and engineers. Hudson Insurance Group specializes in primary and excess insurance, on an admitted and non-admitted basis through Hudson Insurance Co. and Hudson Specialty Insurance Co.; both rated “A” (Excellent) XV by A.M. Best Co. Hudson Insurance Group is the U.S. Insurance division of OdysseyRe, a worldwide underwriter of property and casualty reinsurance and specialty insurance with over $3 billion in policyholders’ surplus.

The Michigan Petroleum Association/Michigan Association of Convenience Stores has been serving the state’s independent petroleum marketers and convenience store operators since 1934. MPA/MACS has 550 member companies with over 1,500 retail locations. MPA/MACS members employ over 15,000 people statewide in all of Michigan’s 83 counties.




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