Kerry Besnia Joins Great American Insurance Group as Divisional Vice President

CINCINNATI -- August 23, 2016 -- Great American Insurance Group is pleased to announce the hiring of Kerry Besnia as Divisional Vice President within Great American’s Property and Casualty Group. In his new role, Mr. Besnia will be focused on developing new distribution sources while utilizing his extensive underwriting background to uncover business opportunities.

Mr. Besnia has over 30 years of industry experience, most recently serving in management roles for Chubb Insurance Group.

Mr. Besnia graduated from Fairfield University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.

About Great American Insurance Group

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 May 12, 2016). 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.


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