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Ohio Mutual's Financial Strength Reaffirmed by A.M. Best

Jul 15, 2016

Insurance rating organization A.M. Best has issued its annual rating of Ohio Mutual’s financial strength, reaffirming the company’s financial strength rating (FSR) of “A” (Excellent) for the 24th consecutive year and its issuer credit rating (ICR) of “a+” for a second year.

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Marcella Smith Selected to Lead Human Resources for Ohio Mutual

Apr 19, 2016

Ohio Mutual President and CEO Mark C. Russell today announced that Marcella S. Smith will join the company effective April 25 as Vice President of Human Resources.

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Ohio Mutual Restructures Management Team

Mar 29, 2016

Ohio Mutual has announced a restructuring of the company's management team, resulting in the promotion of three of the company's current leaders.

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Ohio Mutual Joins NICB

Mar 14, 2016

The Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG), a regional property and casualty insurer based in Bucyrus, Ohio, is the newest addition to the nearly 1,100 companies that are members of the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).

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Ohio Mutual Continues Trend of 'Best-in-Class' Employer Recognition

Jan 29, 2016

BUCYRUS, OH – Ohio Mutual Insurance Group has once again been recognized by Avatar HR Solutions, a national human resources research firm, as a “Best in Class” employer for Overall Job Satisfaction and for Employee Engagement, based on results of a recent study.

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Ohio Mutual Adds Chief Analytics Officer

Jan 11, 2016

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group has named Susan E. Kent to serve as the company's Vice President & Chief Analytics Officer, effective February 1.

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Mark C. Russell Selected as Next Ohio Mutual President & CEO

Aug 28, 2015

The Ohio Mutual Insurance Group Board of Directors announced today that Mark C. Russell has been selected as the company’s next president and chief executive officer, succeeding the company’s current retiring leader Jim Kennedy.

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Ohio Mutual's Issuer Credit Rating Upgraded by A.M. Best

May 27, 2015

Insurance rating organization A.M. Best has issued its annual rating of Ohio Mutual’s financial strength, upgrading its issuer credit rating (ICR) to “a+” after three years as “a”, and reaffirming the company’s financial strength rating (FSR) of “A” (Excellent) for the 23rd consecutive year.

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Ohio Mutual Announces Pending Retirement of President & CEO Jim Kennedy

Jan 30, 2015

The Ohio Mutual Insurance Group Board of Directors announced earlier today it has begun the formal process of identifying a successor to the company’s current president and chief executive officer, as Jim Kennedy announced his plans to retire from the company by the end of the year.

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Joe Walsh Appointed AVP of Corporate Risk Management

Jul 07, 2014

Joe Walsh, a long-time associate of Ohio Mutual, has been appointed to fill the newly-created position of Assistant Vice President of Corporate Risk Management for Ohio Mutual Insurance Group.

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Chad Combs Joins Ohio Mutual as Personal Lines Underwriting AVP

Jun 17, 2014

BUCYRUS, OH – Ohio Mutual Insurance Group has named Chad Combs to the position of Assistant Vice President of Personal Lines Underwriting.

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Ohio Mutual Partners with Marca for Secure Document Destruction Services

Mar 14, 2014

Ohio Mutual has partnered with Marca Industries – a division of the Marion County Board of Developmental Disabilities – to provide secure document destruction and recycling services.

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Ohio Mutual Celebrates 5th Year on Ward's 50

Jul 16, 2013

For five consecutive summers, Ohio Mutual Insurance Group has received the good news that it has been recognized among the nation’s top 50 insurers, in the form of membership on the coveted Ward’s 50® -- a prestigious insurance honor awarded by Cincinnati-based Ward Group, one of the industry’s most respected organizations.

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Dave Grove Promoted to Ohio Mutual's VP of Product Management

Jun 03, 2013

Dave Grove, former Assistant Vice President of Statistical Reporting for Ohio Mutual, has been promoted to Vice President of Product Management, it was announced today by Ohio Mutual President and CEO Jim Kennedy.

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Ohio Mutual's Financial Strength Earns

May 21, 2013

Insurance rating organization A.M. Best has once again affirmed Ohio Mutual’s financial strength, awarding the company a financial strength rating (FSR) of “A” (Excellent) for the 21st consecutive year.

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Ohio Mutual Once Again Best-in-Class Employer

Feb 14, 2013

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group has been recognized by Avatar HR Solutions, a national human resources research firm, as a “Best in Class” employer for Overall Job Satisfaction for 2012.

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Beth Wengerd Ohio Mutual's Personal Lines AVP

Feb 11, 2013

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group has hired Beth Wengerd to serve as Assistant Vice President of Personal Lines Underwriting.

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Howie Barber Named AVP Sales & Marketing for Ohio Mutual

Nov 09, 2012

BUCYRUS, OH – Ohio Mutual Insurance Group has named Howard “Howie” Barber to the position of Assistant Vice President of Sales & Marketing.

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Ohio Mutual on Ward's 50 for Fourth Consecutive Year

Jul 17, 2012

For the fourth consecutive year, Ohio Mutual Insurance Group has been recognized among the nation’s top 50 insurers, according to Ward Group, one of the industry’s most respected organizations.

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Ohio Mutual Goes Greener, Saves Green

Jun 11, 2012

Ohio Mutual is going greener and "saving green" in the process. The company is replacing current light fixtures in its home office facility...

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Ohio Mutual's Financial Strength Reaffirmed

Jun 04, 2012

The financial strength of Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG) has been reaffirmed by insurance rating organization A.M. Best Co., which has awarded the company a financial strength rating (FSR) of “A” (Excellent) for the 20th consecutive year.

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Ohio Mutual Named to Ward's 50 for 3rd Consecutive Year

Jul 12, 2011

For the third consecutive year, Ohio Mutual Insurance Group has been recognized as one of the nation’s top 50 insurers, according to Ward Group, one of the industry’s most respected organizations.

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A.M. Best Revises Issuer Credit Rating Outlook to Positive for Ohio Mutual Insurance Group and Its Members

Jun 23, 2011

A.M. Best Co. has revised the outlook to positive from stable and affirmed the issuer credit rating (ICR) of “a” of Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG) and its members.

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Ohio Mutual Initiates Innovative Conservation Project

Jun 15, 2011

In cooperation with the Crawford Park District, Ohio Mutual Insurance Group has begun a two-year project to convert a visible area of the company’s main campus from turf grass to native prairie flora.

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Ohio Mutual Offers $10,000 Reward in Morgan County Arson Case

May 11, 2011

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group is offering a reward of $10,000 for information leading to the identification and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the barn fire that killed eight horses on April 24 in McConnelsville.

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Ohio Mutual Announces Management Restructuring

May 09, 2011

Ohio Mutual has announced a management restructuring, impacting several of the company’s operations and departments.

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Ohio Mutual Underwrites Ambitious Community Leadership Development Effort

May 06, 2011

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group will support the creation and long-term sustainability of a leadership development program in Crawford County, where the company has been headquartered since 1909.

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A.M. Best Upgrades Ratings of Casco Indemnity Company

May 04, 2011

A.M. Best Co. has upgraded the financial strength rating to A (Excellent) from B+ (Good) and the issuer credit rating to “a” from “bbb-” of Casco Indemnity Company (Casco) (Saco, ME).

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Ohio Mutual Completes Acquisition of Casco Indemnity Co.

Jan 03, 2011

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG) today confirmed that its previously-announced acquisition of Maine-based Casco Indemnity Company has been completed.

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OMIG - Artizan Partnership Extends Services

Nov 22, 2010

Five years after development and introduction of its industry-leading and award-winning agency point of sale interface e-Quip’d®, Ohio Mutual has introduced a new tool ...

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Ohio Mutual Insurance Group Acquires New England Insurer Casco Indemnity Co.

Nov 02, 2010

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG) today announced that it has reached agreement to acquire N.E. Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary Casco Indemnity Company, a property & casualty insurer located in Saco, ME.

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Outstanding Performance Earns Ohio Mutual Insurance Group Additional National Honor

Jul 13, 2010

For the second consecutive year, Ohio Mutual Insurance Group has been recognized as one of the nation’s top 50 insurers, according to Ward Group, one of the industry’s most respected organizations.

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Ohio Mutual Claims Manager Named to Leadership Role on Industry Committee

Jul 12, 2010

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG) associate Jim Danford has been appointed Vice Chair of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) Claims Committee.

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Ohio Mutual Taps Gary Johnson to Serve as Commercial Lines Underwriting Manager

Jul 06, 2010

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group is pleased to announce that Gary T. Johnson has joined the company as Commercial Lines Underwriting Manager.

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Ohio Mutual’s Jim Kennedy Honored With 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award

Jun 25, 2010

Jim Kennedy, President and CEO of Bucyrus-based Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG) has been honored with the 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award.

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OMIG VP O'Conner to Serve on PIA Expert Panel

Jun 24, 2010

Randy O'Conner, OMIG Vice President of Underwriting and Sales, will be a featured panelist during the PIA of Ohio 2010 Agency Management and Profitability Conference on September 23, 2010 in Columbus.

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Finalists for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 awards in South Central Ohio and Kentucky announced

May 19, 2010

Jim Kennedy of the Ohio Mutual Insurance Group is a finalist for the South Central Ohio and Kentucky Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award in 2010.

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Ohio Mutual Insurance Group Expands its Board of Directors

Apr 06, 2010

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG) has added an eighth member to its board of directors, naming David A. Siebenburgen as a member of the board...

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OMIG's Jim Kennedy Featured in Magazine Article

Jan 25, 2010

Ohio Mutual President and CEO Jim Kennedy was interviewed for a January 2010 article about how the company's Guiding Principles inform decisions at every level of the company.

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OMIG Honored with PIA National Company Award of Excellence

Oct 03, 2009

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG) has been recognized as the recipient of the 2009 PIA National Company Award of Excellence...

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OMIG Receives National Recognition for Outstanding Performance

Jul 09, 2009

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group has been recognized as one of the nation’s top 50 property & casualty insurers...

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