Kemper News

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 …

AXA XL’s Holmes Joins Kemper as Chief Actuary, Strategic Analytics Officer

Kimberly A. Holmes has joined Kemper Corp. as senior vice president, chief actuary and strategic analytics officer. Holmes will lead Kemper’s enterprise-wide actuarial and analytics teams. Holmes’ direct reports include the executives who lead the actuarial and data and analytics …

Kemper Estimates Q2 Catastrophe Losses of $52 Million

Kemper Corp. said that it estimates that its second quarter 2016 results will include pre-tax catastrophe losses of approximately $52 million. The company said it does not expect to recover any of these losses under its catastrophe reinsurance program. While …

Brooks Joining Kemper as Senior VP, Chief Information Officer

Chicago-based Kemper Corp. announced that effective May 2, Charles T. Brooks will join the company as senior vice president and chief information officer Brooks will be based in Chicago and will report directly to Joseph P. Lacher, Jr., Kemper’s president …

Kemper CEO, Chairman Southwell to Retire in 2016

Kemper Corp. disclosed that its CEO plans to retire next year, and the insurance holding company has already begun the process to search for his replacement. Donald Southwell also serves as the Chicago company’s chairman and president. He told Kemper’s …

Lynch Named Kemper P&C Group Executive; Schulte Resigns

Kemper Corp. announced that Denise I. Lynch has been named property/casualty group executive effective Dec. 1. She will report directly to Donald G. Southwell, Kemper’s chairman, president and chief executive officer. In her new role, Lynch will be responsible for …

Best Affirms Kemper Corp., Subs and Affiliates Ratings

A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength ratings (FSR) of ‘A-‘ (Excellent) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) of “a-” of the property/casualty subsidiary and affiliated insurance companies (P&C Group) of Kemper Corporation. Best also affirmed the FSRs of ‘A-‘ …