Tim Minard Joins Great American Insurance Group as Senior Vice President

CINCINNATI -- July 12, 2016 -- Great American Insurance Group is pleased to announce the hiring of Tim Minard as Senior Vice President within its Annuity Group, succeeding Malott Nyhart, who will retire in December 2016.

Mr. Minard has over 30 years of industry experience which includes numerous leadership positions with extensive knowledge in managing product, sales and service teams. Prior to joining Great American, he was Senior Executive Director – U.S. Distribution for Principal Financial Group.

Mr. Minard graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and holds Series 6, 7, 63 and 24 licenses.

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.


Great American Insurance Group
Diane P. Weidner, 513-369-5713