CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great American Insurance Group is pleased to announce that Michael E. Chevrette has been promoted to Divisional President of its Aviation Division. Mr. Chevrette joined Great American in 2014 as Divisional Senior Vice President of the Aviation Division. He has over 20 years of experience in the aviation insurance industry, previously serving as an Aviation Manager for Meadowbrook Insurance Group and working in various aviation underwriting roles with XL Capital and American International Group. Mr. Chevrette is also a former Air Traffic Control Specialist in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Mr. Chevrette graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Aeronautics, and earned a Master of Business Administration in Finance from St. John’s University. He holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Certified Aviation Insurance Professional (CAIP), Associate in Reinsurance (Are) and Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI) professional designations.
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.