Greg Jones, senior vice president of State Farm’s California operations, has accepted a promotion to the Illinois-based corporation’s thirteen-member Chairman’s Council effective May 1. The Chairman’s Council is State Farm’s top management office, with oversight responsibilities for all the operations. Jones will remain based in California while focusing his full-time efforts to further the company’s education outreach and reform efforts.
As California senior vice president, he was responsible for a workforce of 6,000 employees and agents and served as president and CEO of State Farm General Insurance Co., the company’s California homeowners and property insurer.
Rand Harbert, agency vice president in State Farm’s Northeast Zone, has been promoted to replace Jones in California.
Harbert started his career as a State Farm agent in Kansas in 1992 and has served in a variety of leadership positions in Texas, Illinois and Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Eureka, Ill., College Board of Trustees.
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