Farmers Names White President of Non-Insurance Business

July 16, 2014

Farmers Insurance has named Thomas White president of Farmers’ non-insurance businesses.

This is a newly created position. White will oversee Farmers non-insurance businesses, including Farmers Financial Solutions and Kraft Lake, as well as the development of future new business opportunities. He will be focused on deepening customer relationships and supporting business growth for Farmers 50,000 exclusive and independent agents.

White will report to Farmers Chief Executive Officer Jeff Dailey.

White has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, serving most recently as group head of human resources for Zurich. He also served as Zurich Japan’s chief executive officer and Farmers New World Life’s president and chief executive officer.

Prior to Zurich, White held a variety of senior positions around the world with AIA, Prudential and AIG. He began his career as an Allstate agent.

Los Angeles, Calif.-based Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is an insurer of automobiles, homes and small businesses and also provides a wide range of other insurance and financial services products.

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  • July 17, 2014 at 1:43 pm
    ziiqui says:
    Farmers DOES NOT have 50,000 exclusive and independent agents!! I think they are down to about 12,000 from a high of 17,000.
  • July 17, 2014 at 11:18 am
    David says:
    Company had 1200 agents and 400 managers leave in 2013. All of these overpaid high priced executives will not serve their agents or policyholders at all. They are all self-s... read more
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