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IFG Companies Announces New Senior Vice President & Director of Business Development, Jeffrey B. Livingston

February 26, 2014



HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IFG Companies has announced that Jeffrey B. Livingston has joined as Senior Vice President and Director of Business Development. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and, together with Chief Marketing Officer, Janice Co, is responsible for driving growth and business expansion efforts across the organization.

"We are very pleased to have Jeffrey join our leadership team," said Bob Linton, Chairman of IFG Companies. "He brings sales leadership and a business development discipline that will complement our capabilities and help drive our growth agenda throughout the next stage of IFG Companies' evolution."

Jeffrey joins IFG Companies from Willis Re, where he was an Executive Vice President responsible for client management and new business production. He also led Willis Re’s Casualty Segment, guiding production strategy and product development. Jeffrey’s clients included several major property casualty insurance companies. Jeffrey began his career in insurance at Sedgwick Re, where he worked in reinsurance marketing, client servicing, deal pricing and structuring roles. Through his work with numerous E&S carriers, Jeffrey has developed a deep knowledge of our market and understands the importance of building strong, long-term client relationships.

Jeffrey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia and earned an Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) designation.

About IFG

Founded in 1985, IFG Companies is one of the largest privately held insurance groups in the United States. IFG provides property–casualty insurance on both an Excess and Surplus Lines (non-admitted) basis and an admitted basis.

Coverages are underwritten by IFG's affiliated insurers: The Burlington Insurance Company, First Financial Insurance Company, Alamance Insurance Company and Guilford Insurance Company. All hold an A (Excellent) IX rating from A. M. Best Company.

IFG has five principal business units: Brokerage, Binding Authority, Submit, Property and the newly formed Professional Lines:

  • Brokerage: underwrites general liability insurance for businesses of all sizes on a transactional basis including for distributors, importers, manufacturers, wholesalers, habitational, vacant buildings, retail and service-related industries.
  • Binding Authority: offers coverage for an extensive, yet focused list of classes of business written exclusively through contracted producers.
  • Submit: underwrites referral business on a transactional basis primarily from IFG'sBinding Authority unit and from individually submitted accounts for general liability, property, inland marine and package products coverages for small to medium-sized businesses (e.g., artisan contractors, distributors, importers, wholesalers, manufacturers, office/habitational risks and retail/service industries).
  • Property: underwrites property insurance for small to large businesses such as the amusement, recreational, education, financial, government sectors, habitational, health, office/professional, mercantile/retail, trade/services and vacant buildings.
  • Professional: plans to offer a full suite of Management (D&O) and Professional (E&O) Liability products for small to mid-sized businesses, to be available later in 2014.

    Why IFG?

    Because we're committed to get the job done by providing you with:

    •The products you need,

    • The service you require,

    • The quality you expect, and

    • The professionalism you deserve.



    For IFG Companies:

    Elizabeth Monrad, 860-723-4169

    eamonrad@ifgcompanies.com

    or

    Janice Co, 860-723-7776

    jrco@ifgcompanies.com

    Source: IFG Companies


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