CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great American Insurance Group is pleased to announce Julie F. Kadnar was named Divisional President of its Property & Inland Marine Division, succeeding Dale Kelley, who will retire in June 2017. Ms. Kadnar joined the Company in 1988 as a Senior Auditor and has since held various roles of increased responsibility, most recently serving as Divisional Senior Vice President of the Property & Inland Marine Division. She has over 28 years of industry experience.
Ms. Kadnar graduated from Xavier University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting and a Master of Business Administration. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.
Great American Insurance Group’s roots go back to 1872 with the founding of its flagship company, Great American Insurance Company. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, the operations of Great American Insurance Group are engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance, focusing on specialty commercial products for businesses, and in the sale of traditional fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the retail, financial institutions and education markets. Great American Insurance Company has received an “A” (Excellent) or higher rating from the A.M. Best Company for more than 100 years (most recent rating evaluation of “A+” (Superior) affirmed May 12, 2016). The members of Great American Insurance Group are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), also based in Cincinnati, Ohio. AFG’s common stock is listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFG.