Pearson VUE announces multi-year extension of licensure exam partnership with Maine Department of Insurance

BLOOMINGTON, MN, Nov. 14, 2016 – The Maine Department of Insurance has chosen to extend its long-standing partnership with Pearson VUE to deliver licensure exams.

The decision, made after a competitive bid process, means that computer-based testing world leader Pearson VUE will continue to deliver a raft of regulatory exams – Life and/or Accident & Health Producer, Property and/or Casualty Producer, Personal Lines, All Lines Adjuster, Credit Producer, Multi-Peril Crop Insurance Adjuster, Title Producer, Life & Health, and Property Casualty Producers – at its test center network across North America.

Eric Cioppa, Superintendent, of the Maine Department of Insurance, said: “The Bureau is looking forward to a continued working relationship with Pearson VUE and further improving the examination experience for Maine candidates.”

Bob Whelan, managing director of Pearson VUE, said: “This renewed agreement will allows us to continue improving the lives and careers of insurance professionals across North America, and I am delighted that we have been chosen to continue delivering these important exams.”

About the Maine Department of Insurance
The state of Maine is part of the U.S. insurance regulatory framework which is a highly coordinated state-based national system designed to protect policyholders and to serve the greater public interest through the effective regulation of the U.S. insurance marketplace. Through the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), U.S. insurance regulators establish national standards and best practices, conduct peer reviews and coordinate their regulatory oversight to better protect the interests of consumers while ensuring a strong, viable insurance marketplace.

Work done by the Bureau includes the licensing of insurance producers and companies; company examinations and audits; reviews of rates and coverage forms; consumer education and complaint investigation; and sponsorship of programs that enhance awareness of and compliance with State laws.

Media Contact:
Damien Fletcher
+44 (0)20 7010 2582
damien.fletcher@pearson.com

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