Farmers Promotes Noonan to COO of Business Insurance Unit

Simon Noonan, senior vice president and president of Bristol West Holdings Inc., a subsidiary of Farmers Group Inc., has been promoted to chief operating officer of Farmers Business Insurance.

Noonan joined Bristol West Holdings in 2002 as senior vice president and was promoted to executive vice president in 2005. He later became COO, as well as president and CEO. In addition, he served as a senior vice president of Farmers Group Inc.

Prior to joining Bristol West, Noonan provided actuarial and merger and acquisition services, with a focus mainly on non-life insurance companies for Metis Financial LLC, a consulting firm.

Source: Farmers Insurance Group, www.farmers.com