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Bureau of Workers' Compensation Update

In Jan. 2023, John Logue was appointed as the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator. As Administrator, he leads one of the largest state-run insurance systems in the United States with a staff of nearly 1,600 who serve 257,000 employers.

Administrator Logue joined BWC back in 2019 as Chief of Strategic Direction. In this role, he led the Division of Safety & Hygiene, and the offices of Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, Business Transformation, and creation of the Workplace Safety Innovation Center.

In November 2020, Logue was appointed as BWC’s Interim Administrator and stayed in the role until August 2021 when Administrator McCloud returned from the Ohio Department of Health. Upon McCloud’s return, Logue continued his previous role as Chief of Strategic Direction until being reappointed as Administrator. Logue was also appointed to the Ohio Task Force on Volunteer Fire Service by Governor DeWine in 2022.

Logue is a veteran of the Ohio workers’ compensation system, with a background that includes more than 25 years of experience in various client service and leadership roles. He most recently served as a vice president at Sedgwick Claims Management Services.

He began his career as an employer services specialist at BWC before serving in a variety of roles with Ohio managed care organizations and third-party administration organizations.

Logue is active in his community and is a member of the Westerville Sunrise Rotary Club.

He earned a bachelor's degree in economics from John Carroll University, a master’s in business administration from Cleveland State University, and earned an Associate in Risk Management designation from the Insurance Institute of America, known today as The Institutes.


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