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

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

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

Johnson, a central Ohio resident, brings a broad range of insurance industry experience to his role at Ohio Mutual. Most recently, he has filled a number of roles at State Auto Insurance Company – serving as a regional financial officer, regional vice president, commercial lines territory manager, and as a commercial underwriter.

“Gary has demonstrated outstanding accomplishment and leadership throughout his insurance career, and is personally and professionally aligned with our company Guiding Principles,” said Kevin Rall, Assistant Vice President. “His experience and understanding of commercial insurance will enable him to have an immediate and positive impact as he leads our Commercial Underwriting effort, and I am certain that he will be a strong addition to the Ohio Mutual team.”

Johnson has a B.A. in Business Administration from Franklin University in Columbus and has also earned the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) professional designation. He is a certified toastmaster and former volunteer with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Columbus.

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group, founded in 1901 and based in Bucyrus, Ohio, partners with nearly 300 independent agencies to distribute quality property and casualty insurance products throughout Ohio, Connecticut, Indiana, and Rhode Island. In 2009, Ohio Mutual was recognized as one of the Ward’s 50 top insurance companies in the United States and was named the Company of the Year by the nation’s largest association of independent insurance agents. Additional company information is available at

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