Geico News

GEICO Gets Progressive, Joins Auto Insurers Offering Telematics

Berkshire Hathaway’s GEICO auto insurer has joined the ranks of carriers using telematics to track and improve driver behavior—after resisting for years. GEICO has been one of the few among the top 10 largest personal auto insurance carriers without a …

State Farm Moves Auto Telematics into ‘Real Time’

The nation’s largest insurer has stepped up its investment in telematics, announcing this week an upgrade to its usage-based insurance program that allows policyholders to check on their driving habits trip-by-trip instead of waiting for a periodic score card. State …

Business News: GEICO, Mitchell/Genex Merger, Midwest Employers Casualty

GEICO Breaks Ground on New Location, Plans to Ramp up Hiring Upon Completion GEICO broke ground at its new location in The Bridges and laid out plans for future hiring when the complex is completed next year. GEICO President and …

People News: TDIC, GEICO, 24 Services

The Dentists Insurance Company Names Spinelli Chief Executive Officer The Dentists Insurance Company, Northwest Dentists Insurance Company and Dentists Benefits Insurance Company boards of directors announce the appointment of Bob Spinelli as their new president and chief executive officer. In …

People News: Navigators, GEICO, CM Regent

Navigators Announces Promotions Joe Savarese has been promoted to president, U.S. Specialty Primary Casualty. He will be responsible for driving the strategy and development of Navigators’ Specialty Primary Casualty product portfolio across the U.S. wholesale market. Since joining Navigators in …

People News: GEICO, CM Regent, Zurich NA

McKenzie Named Vice President of GEICO’s Macon SE Regional Office GEICO board of directors named Gary McKenzie regional vice president of the company’s Macon, Ga., Southeast operations, which manages policies for customers in seven states. He previously served as assistant …

Business News: Sedgwick, GEICO, Bardavon Health Innovations, Enservio

Sedgwick to acquire Cunningham Lindsey Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., a global provider of technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire Cunningham Lindsey, a global loss adjusting, claims management and risk solutions firm. Cunningham Lindsey assists …

Insurers Ready Adjusters for Harvey Cat Losses

Teams of insurance adjusters were mobilized Friday in Texas cities closest to Hurricane Harvey’s expected path of destruction. Hurricane Harvey made landfall late Friday evening as a category 4 hurricane. According to AIR Worldwide, “the eye of the storm crossed …

People News: Chubb, CCG, GEICO

Chubb Appoints New Casualty Leadership for North America Major Accounts Division Chubb announced several new leadership appointments within its Global Casualty and Excess Casualty lines of business for its North America Major Accounts division, which serves large U.S.- and Canadian-based …

People News: GEICO, SUNZ, BSA

GEICO Names Penry AVP of Claims The GEICO board of directors announced the election of Troy Penry to assistant vice president of the company’s national claims operations. He will take on responsibility for leading GEICO’s auto damage operations across the …