Farmers Insurance Makes Staff Promotions

The Farmers Insurance Group of Companies has appointed Dave Dela Torre to vice president—sales in the company’s home office in Los Angeles. Also, Doug Menges has been named senior vice president — auto claims field operations, and Jeffry V. Reinig has been named senior vice president—property product management.

Dela Torre joined Farmers in 1989 and has held positions of increasing responsibility in claims and in marketing. He moves to his new position from the State Executive Director of Nevada.

Menges began his career with Farmers in the Baltimore, Md., Regional Office in August 1997, as operations vice president for East Coast expansion. The following year, he was promoted to regional vice president for group distribution. He has been serving as vice president—auto claims field operations since Jan. 2003.

Reinig joined Farmers in Aug. 1981 in the Merced, Calif., regional office as a property underwriter. He held various underwriting positions and has been service as vice president —underwriting since 2006.