Callahan Named Board Chairman at PLM

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Timothy Callahan
Timothy Callahan

Philadelphia, PA—Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company (PLM), the largest mutual insurer dedicated to wood-related businesses, recently announced the appointment of Timothy Callahan as the new chairman of their board. 

Callahan has been a member of PLM’s board since 2006. He’s also been a member and chairperson of PLM’s Audit/Nominating Committee, in addition to serving on the Executive Committee. 

“Tim has been an incredibly valued member of our team for well over a decade,” said PLM President and CEO John Smith. “His dedication to the wood niche and our local community has been admirable, and we are excited to see his leadership translate into great success for PLM in the near future.”

Callahan is a partner in the litigation department of Saul Ewing LLP in Philadelphia. He currently serves as general counsel to the firm and as chair of the firm’s Ethics Committee. He is also a member and former chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Committee on Ethics & Professional Responsibility.

“I’m honored to be named the next chairman of the board at PLM,” said Callahan. “PLM has been a positive and active presence in both the lumber and Philadelphia communities. As chairman of the board, I look forward to continuing to drive our initiatives forward and to further our philanthropic endeavors.”

Callahan received his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Ursinus College and his law degree from Temple University School of Law. He is a member of the Temple Law Review and currently resides in West Chester, PA with his wife Susan.

Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company (PLM) is a nationally recognized property and casualty insurance carrier serving the lumber, woodworking and building materials industries. Backed by 126 years of experience, the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based company protects over 5,000 businesses nationwide with property, general liability, inland marine, business automobile, commercial excess liability and equipment breakdown coverages.

For more information about PLM, go to www.plmins.com.

By Miller Wood Trade Publications

The premier online information source for the forest products industry since 1927.

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