Hagerty News

Michigan Auto Insurer Hagerty Adds Hunter as VP, Brand

Hagerty, based in Traverse City, Mich., has added Laura Hunter to its Brand team as vice president of Brand Communications. Reporting to Soon Hagerty, senior vice president of Brand, Hunter oversee public relations, corporate citizenship and external communications. Hunter joins …

Hagerty in Michigan Adds Rabinowitz as VP, Insurance Partners Group

Hagerty, based in Traverse City, Mich., has hired Kevin Rabinowitz to lead its Insurance Partners Group. Working under Hagerty’s Senior Vice President of North American Markets Jack Butcher, Rabinowitz will be responsible for what he calls the “substantial growth opportunities” …

Automotive-Focused Insurer Hagerty Opens New Facility in Dublin, Ohio

Hagerty, a membership, insurance and media organization for enthusiast vehicles and owners, continued its growth as an automotive lifestyle company today by announcing a new operations center in Dublin, Ohio. The new facility eventually will employ about 200 full-time IT, …

Hagerty Acquires the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance in Connecticut

Hagerty, an automotive lifestyle brand and provider of specialty insurance to vintage vehicle enthusiasts, has acquired the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance in Greenwich, Conn. Following this move, Hagerty expects to add hands-on-the-wheel opportunities for show-goers, including its “Ride & Drives” that …

Kemper Moving $16 Million of Collector Vehicle Business to Hagerty

Specialty insurer Kemper Corp. has entered into an agreement to move its Classic Collectors book of business to specialist Hagerty, a leader in the collector vehicle insurance market, The book of business generated approximately $16 million in annual premium in …

Hagerty Promotes Champagne to COO

Traverse City, Michigan-based Hagerty has promoted Collette “Coco” Champagne, chief operating officer. Champagne previously served as the insurer’s chief people officer. Champagne joined Hagerty in 1999 as leader of the sales and service operation and was promoted to vice president …

Car Insurer Hagerty Opens its First U.S. Regional Office in Colorado

Hagerty has opened its first U.S. regional office in Golden, Colo. McKeel Hagerty, CEO of Hagerty, said Golden was chosen because it has a diverse workforce, friendly business environment and proximity to a major airport. The Golden office, located at …

Michigan-Based Insurer, Hagerty, Hires Hutchinson as President

Classic vehicle insurer, Traverse City, Mich.-based Hagerty, hired Richard Hutchinson as the company’s president, effective Jan. 5, 2015. Hutchinson joins Hagerty from the Progressive Corp., where he has held many leadership positions during his 29-year tenure there. His insurance acumen …

Hagerty Classic Car Insurance Now Available to Canadian Brokers

Hagerty Insurance Agency, the specialist provider of collector vehicle insurance, announced that as of April 24, 2012 its subsidiary, Hagerty Canada, LLC, will make similar coverage available to all brokers in Canada. The policies will be underwritten by Aviva Canada …