CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great American Insurance Group is pleased to announce that Lisa A. Hays was promoted to Vice President and Chief Actuary of Great American’s Property and Casualty Group, succeeding John Doellman, who will retire in May 2016. Ms. Hays has over 25 years of industry experience in the areas of pricing, reserving, reinsurance, product management, strategic planning, and predictive analytics.
Ms. Hays graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Economics. She is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society 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 over 100 years (most recent rating evaluation of “A+” (Superior) as of March 20, 2015). The members of the 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.