CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kemper Corporation (NYSE: KMPR) announced today that Michael A. Plazony will join the company as President of the Kemper Home Service Companies business, which provides life and other insurance products to policyholders in their homes. Plazony will report directly to Mark A. Green, Kemper’s Life & Health division President and will be based in St. Louis. In conjunction with this change, Kemper announced that Thomas D. Myers will be leaving the company.
“We are delighted to have Mike lead our home service business. He brings a well-rounded background in driving profitable growth in the insurance space, and his strong sales leadership experience will be helpful as we further develop the value proposition of this business,” said Green. “We extend our best wishes to Tom as he explores next steps in his career.”
Plazony is a seasoned business executive who brings significant life insurance experience to this role. Most recently he served as Senior Vice President of Erie Family Life at Erie Insurance Group, where he oversaw all aspects of the strategic growth of the life insurance business. His prior roles include executive positions with Destiny Health Insurance, Bankers Life & Casualty, Caremark, Trustmark and Travelers Insurance. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at Indiana University.
The Kemper family of companies is one of the nation’s leading insurers. With $8 billion in assets, Kemper is improving the world of insurance by offering personalized solutions for individuals, families and businesses. Kemper's businesses collectively:
- Offer insurance for home, auto, life, health and valuables
- Service six million policies
- Are represented by more than 20,000 independent agents and brokers
- Employ 5,750 associates dedicated to providing exceptional service
- Are licensed to sell insurance in 50 states and the District of Columbia
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