SECURA Promotes 3 at Annual Meeting

April 28, 2005

Appleton, Wis.-based mutual SECURA Insurance Cos. promoted three senior executives at its recent annual meeting.

Vice president of finance and SECURA officer Kathryn Sieman was promoted to senior vice president of finance. Sieman has served as the vice president of finance for SECURA Insurance since 1997. In her role, Sieman is responsible for corporate strategic planning, financial planning and reporting, cash and investment management, billing administration and regulatory compliance.

Prior to holding the position of vice president of finance, Sieman served as controller from 1994 to 1997. She joined SECURA in 1992 as the director of internal audit.

Chief actuary Marty Arnold was promoted to vice president and chief actuary and named a SECURA officer.

Arnold is responsible for the management and continued development of the actuarial department, reinsurance, as well as competitive intelligence functions for the company. He also serves as director of policyholder retention. Prior to joining SECURA in July 2000, Arnold was the director of strategic Planning and development with St. Paul Cos., where he was a member of strategic planning and merger and acquisition teams. He started his nine-year career at St. Paul by rotating through a variety of actuarial positions.

Lastly, controller Jeff Kargus was named a SECURA Officer. Kargus joined SECURA in November 2003 as controller and is responsible for SECURA’s internal financial reporting and management and external compliance reporting. Prior to joining SECURA, he was vice president of financial analysis, reporting and operations at Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

SECURA, which offers personal, commercial and farm insurance products and services, is represented by nearly 390 principal agencies in nine states.

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