16-Time PGA Tour Winner Jim Furyk and Super Bowl MVP Bart Starr Among Those Named to 2012-2013 Board
BIRMINGHAM, AL, June 19, 2012– MedjetAssist, the premier global air-medical transport membership program for savvy travelers, announced today the appointment of its new Advisory Board.
The 2012-2013 Board includes a prestigious roster of key players across an array of industries. Chief among them include: 2010 PGA Tour Player of the Year, 2003 U.S. Open Champion, 16-time winner on the PGA Tour and MedjetAssist spokesperson Jim Furyk; NFL Hall of Fame member, two-time Super Bowl MVP and Birmingham business executive Bart Starr; noted sports orthopedic physician Dr. James Andrews; and prominent New Mexico and California developer and Bighorn Golf Club founder R.D. Hubbard.
“I am excited to introduce our new Advisory Board composed of an esteemed group of accomplished professionals in their respective fields who we hope can help spread the Medjet name and value,” said Roy Berger, president and CEO of MedjetAssist.
Following the kick-off meeting at MedjetAssist’s headquarters in Birmingham, AL, Bart Starr, MVP of the first two Super Bowls, commented, “I am honored to serve on the Medjet Advisory Board. I salute Medjet for everything it does to help people in distressing situations and the peace of mind it provides while traveling.”
Jim Furyk, who also serves as Medjet spokesperson, said “As much time as I spend away from home, both on the PGA Tour and with personal commitments, my Medjet membership takes away any worry about what would happen if I get sick or injured. The Advisory Board seat was a natural for me.”