Ohio-based ProCentury Corporation, the parent company of Century Insurance Group, announced that Edward Feighan has been named the company’s chairman and CEO.
Feighan is an investor, entrepreneur and former Cuyahoga County Commissioner, Ohio House Representative, and United States Congressman. Feighan replaces long-time Chairman and CEO Roswell (Roz) Ellis. Ellis will continue to serve as chairman and CEO of two subsidiaries of ProCentury, Evergreen National Indemnity Company and Continental Heritage Insurance Company.
ProCentury is the holding company for specialty property/casualty insurance companies, and recently relocated its headquarters to Cleveland Avenue North near Polaris Parkway in Northeast Columbus, Ohio.
Feighan has been a Board member of ProCentury since it was founded in 2000, and has been involved with ProCentury’s insurance subsidiaries in various capacities including serving as a Board member since 1993. He most recently served as the Managing Partner of Alliance Financial, Ltd., an Ohio-based boutique merchant banking firm specializing in mergers and acquisitions.
Beginning in 1982, Feighan held elected offices for 20 consecutive years. He served as a State Representative for six years, a Cuyahoga County Commissioner for four years and a Member of the United States House of Representatives for 10 years. Feighan has been recognized as a leading authority on foreign policy and international trade and finance.