Plymouth Rock Assurance Corporation’s Mary Boyd Named 2022 Insurance Professional of the Year

Insurer’s President and Chief Executive Officer Honored by The Insurance Library Association of Boston for Extensive Work in the New England Insurance Industry

BOSTON – August 18, 2022 – Plymouth Rock Assurance Corporation announced that Mary Boyd, President and Chief Executive Officer, has been named the 2022 Insurance Professional of the Year by the Insurance Library Association of Boston. Boyd is the youngest recipient of the Insurance Professional of the Year honor.

Founded in 1887, The Insurance Library enriches the insurance and risk management community by preserving the history of insurance, offering unsurpassed research services, providing and supporting education, and facilitating engagement. In its 20th year, the annual Insurance Professional of the Year Award is presented to a person who demonstrates leadership and exemplifies qualities that engender understanding of and respect for the risk management and insurance industry.

A seasoned executive in the insurance industry, Boyd receives this award for her experience leading businesses through transformative phases that span innovation, renovation, integration and rebuilding. For nearly 30 years, Boyd has translated strategic vision into reality as she leads organizations tackling operational, technological and team transformation. Boyd joined Plymouth Rock in 2018, where she is guiding her team through a multi-discipline digital evolution that connected product, customer and agency partner digital experiences across the customer life cycle. Today, Boyd has financial responsibility for Plymouth Rock’s nearly $900 million Independent Agency Auto, Pilgrim services and Umbrella liability businesses.

“The New England insurance community is a tight knit one that offers opportunities for cross-organizational collaboration and innovation thanks to groups like the Insurance Library,” said Boyd. “I’m honored to be recognized and join an impressive list of other exemplary insurance professionals who have received this award.”

“We are delighted that Mary has received this prestigious honor from the Insurance Library,” added Andrew McElwee, President and Chief Operating Officer, The Plymouth Rock Company. “Mary’s passion and dedication to her business and to the broader insurance industry is evident to all who know her. She is a wonderful advocate for our community and an exceptional choice for Insurance Professional of the Year.”

Boyd will be recognized at the 20th presentation of the Insurance Professional of the Year Award ceremony on October 28, 2022 at the InterContinental Boston. Insurance professionals are invited to attend the luncheon and tickets can be purchased through the Insurance Library’s site, where you can also find more information about the award.

About Plymouth Rock
Plymouth Rock was established to offer its customers a higher level of service and a more innovative set of products and features than they would expect from an insurance company. Plymouth Rock’s innovative approach puts customers’ convenience and satisfaction first, giving them the choice to do business the way they want – online, with a mobile app, by phone, or by contacting their Plymouth Rock agent. Customers can chat, text, or email to get answers quickly and easily. Plymouth Rock Assurance® and Plymouth Rock® are brand names and service marks used by separate underwriting, managed insurance, and management companies that offer property and casualty insurance in multiple states. Taken together, the companies write and manage more than $1.7 billion in auto and home insurance premiums across Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Each underwriting and managed insurance company is a separate legal entity that is financially responsible only for its own insurance products. You can learn more about us by visiting

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