|[February 25, 2013]
Van Gilder Insurance Corp. Announces Resignation of Former CEO Michael Van Gilder
DENVER --(Business Wire)--
Van Gilder Insurance Corporation, a privately held insurance brokerage
firm serving clients for more than 100 years, today announced that its
board of directors has accepted former Chief Executive Officer Michael
Van Gilder's resignation from the company.
"Although Michael's personal legal challenges are unrelated to Van
Gilder Insurance Corp., the board has agreed it is in the company's best
interest to accept Michael's resignation," said Don Woods, president of
Van Gilder Insurance Corp. "We see significant promise in 2013,
following a year of growth and expansion for the company. Since 1905,
Van Gilder Insurance has remained independent and committed to our
clients and employees. We look forward to building on that commitment,
growing as an indepenent company and remaining focused on delivering
exceptional client service and employee support."
"Van Gilder Insurance Corp. continues under a strong, stable leadership
team including the company's President Don Woods and Chief Financial
Officer, Ed Harrington," said Dell (News - Alert) Van Gilder, Jr., chairman of the
company's board of directors. "Our top priority continues to be serving
our clients with integrity and best-in-class risk management solutions,
as we have for nearly 110 years."
Michael Van Gilder had been on an indefinite leave of absence from the
company while addressing personal legal issues. He had also stepped down
from his roles as the CEO and a member of the board of directors in late
About Van Gilder Insurance Corp.
Founded in 1905, Van Gilder Insurance Corp. is a privately held
insurance brokerage firm serving clients in the Rocky Mountain region
and across the U.S. for more than 100 years. The company offers business
insurance, employee benefits programs, risk management services and
personal insurance products for individuals. Van Gilder has more than
130 employees and is headquartered in lower downtown Denver. For more
information on the company, visit www.vgic.com.
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