CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great American Insurance Group is pleased to announce the hiring of Greg A. Kelder as Divisional Vice President of its Environmental Division. In this role, Mr. Kelder will manage the Division’s claims department, and serve as a member of its senior management team responsible for overall strategic direction and leadership. Mr. Kelder joins Great American from Chubb where he served as Vice President of Claims. He has over 27 years of environmental claims experience.
Mr. Kelder earned a Bachelor of Arts from The State University of New York, a Master of Environmental Studies from University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctor from Rutgers University.
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, fixed-indexed and variable-indexed annuities in the retail, financial institutions, registered investment advisor 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 August 11, 2017). 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.