Ohio Casualty Appoints Carmichael President, CEO

November 20, 2000

Dan R. Carmichael, 55, has been named president and chief executive of Ohio Casualty Corp. effective Dec. 12, 2000. Carmichael replaces William L. Woodall, who remains as chairman of the board.

Since 1995, Carmichael has served as president and chief executive of IVANS Inc., Greenwich, Conn., an industry-owned organization that provides electronic communications services to insurance, health care and related organizations in the United States and Canada. Prior to his tenure at IVANS, he served eight years as chairman, president and chief executive of Anthem Casualty Insurance Group (Shelby Insurance and Anthem Casualty).

He began his insurance career in 1970 as a claims representative for Crawford & Co. in Atlanta, Ga. Meanwhile, IVANS has selected Robert S. Payne to take Carmichael’s place as president and chief executive. Michael J. Connelly, IVANS Chief Financial Officer, was also named Treasurer. Payne has been with IVANS for 12 years. He has served as the vice president, corporate secretary and treasurer of IVANS since 1988.

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