WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The GEICO Board of Directors this week elected Greg Kalinsky executive vice president of the GEICO Insurance Companies. He will continue to serve as chief information officer, with responsibilities for IT operations, along with GEICO’s underwriting research and control activities, pricing and product management, centralized services and the company’s competitive advantage leadership group.
Kalinsky had most recently served as a senior vice president. He began his career at GEICO in 1985 in the mailroom, while attending college at night.
“I am thrilled and honored by this opportunity,” said Kalinsky. “I look forward to continuing to work with the talented leaders at GEICO in growing our business in exciting ways and providing great value to our customers.”
During the course of his GEICO career, Kalinsky held management assignments in key areas of the company including sales, service and product management. At one time he headed underwriting activities for the company’s regional office in Fredericksburg, Va., and served as vice president of GEICO’s regional office in San Diego. In 2004, he was elected to the GEICO Board of Directors.
“Greg has had a terrific career with GEICO, and has made the most of every opportunity along the way,” said Bill Roberts, GEICO president and COO. “He has a thorough understanding of our company at all levels, and has proven himself to be an outstanding and effective leader in every capacity. He is well prepared to take on this new challenge.”
Kalinsky completed his J.D. degree from the George Mason University School of Law in 2000, and also served in GEICO’s general counsel’s office.
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 14 million private passenger customers, insuring more than 23 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
Using GEICO’s online service center, policyholders can purchase policies, make policy changes, report claims and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through the GEICO App, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent.
GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.