Doug Andrews named president and CEO of
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LONG GROVE, ILL. –
Doug Andrews has been named president and CEO of Kemper, concluding
a search that began late last summer.
Andrews has been Kemper’s chief operating officer since April
of 2004. He began working with the company in the fall of 2003 as
executive vice president of Kenning Financial Advisors, LLC, the
firm that was retained to assist Kemper in developing its run-off
Andrews has extensive experience in the run off of property casualty
insurance business. His background includes serving as executive
vice president at TIG Insurance, working as a senior claim consultant
at Tillinghast-Towers Perrin and holding multiple positions in marketing,
underwriting and claims for Aetna Casualty and Surety. He supervised
the quantification of Kuwaiti war reparations claims representing
Adjusters International and KPMG Peat Marwick.
Kemper board member Zack Stamp, who was appointed as interim chief
executive officer while the search for a permanent CEO was conducted,
will continue to serve as a director of the company.
“Doug has done a great job of steering Kemper’s run
off, and we are pleased that he has accepted the position of CEO,”
said Kemper Chairman David B. Mathis. “We also want to thank
Zack Stamp for his ongoing leadership on Kemper’s board and
for stepping in as CEO during a critical time for the organization.”