Great American Insurance Group News

Great American Group Promotes Smith to Trucking Division President

Great American Insurance Group in Cincinnati, Ohio, has promoted Randal M. Smith to divisional president within its Trucking Division. Smith first joined Great American in 1992. After leaving the company to co-founded, Transportation Specialists Insurance Agency, he rejoined Great American …

Great American Insurance Launches Comprehensive Builders’ Risk Product

The Property & Inland Marine Division of Cincinnati, Ohio-based Great American Insurance Group has launched Cornerstone Complete, a comprehensive insurance product that addresses increased exposures for construction projects. As a single, comprehensive and flexible coverage form, Cornerstone Complete replaces three …

Great American Insurance Group Hires Lewis as Divisional Vice President

Great American Insurance Group has hired Gordon M. Lewis as a divisional vice president within its Ocean Marine division. Lewis has more than 28 years of experience in numerous lines of business within the marine insurance industry. He joins Great …

Specialist MGA Lions Gate Expands Canada Offering with Environmental Insurance Cover

Lions Gate Underwriting, the Vancouver-based specialist managing general agent, has launched a new Environmental Insurance product as part of its coverage offering. The program is being underwritten by Great American Insurance Group, which backs a number of Lions Gate products, …

Bearley Promoted at Great American Insurance Group in Ohio

Great American Insurance Group, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, has promoted Kenneth (Ken) R. Bearley to divisional executive vice president within its Bond Division. Bearley joined Great American in 1994 as an underwriter in the Bond Division’s Pittsburgh office and transferred …

Sipe Promoted to Property/Casualty Sr. VP at Ohio’s Great American Insurance

Cincinnati, Ohio-based Great American Insurance Group has promoted Carol Sipe to senior vice president within its Property/Casualty Group. Since 2009, Sipe has served as president of Summit, a provider of workers’ compensation insurance coverage in the southeastern United States. She …

Gordon, Reynolds Promoted Within Great American’s Property/Casualty Group

Cincinnati, Ohio-based Great American Insurance Group has promoted Roy Reynolds to divisional president and Garry Gordon to divisional senior vice president within its Property & Casualty Group, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Liability Division. Reynolds joined Great American in December 2015 …

Great American Launches Admitted Cyber Product for Small, Medium-Sized Businesses

Great American Insurance Group has launched an admitted cyber risk insurance product, the Risk e-Business Cyber Loss & Liability Insurance Policy featuring two insuring agreements and only 13 exclusions. According to Betty Shepherd, Divisional senior vice president of Great American …

Brown, Szary Join Great American’s Fidelity/Crime Division in Ohio

Great American Insurance Group, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, has hired Matthew (Matt) Brown and Joseph (Joe) Szary as divisional directors within its Fidelity /Crime Division. Brown has 16 years of industry experience with the majority focused on fidelity and crime. …

Executive Liability Unit of Great American Insurance Opens Dallas-Area Office

Great American Insurance Group’s Executive Liability Division has opened a new regional office in the Dallas, Texas, metro area. In addition to the Executive Liability home office in Schaumburg, Illinois, the division has additional regional offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, …