|[February 26, 2014]
IFG Companies Announces New Senior Vice President & Director of Business Development, Jeffrey B. Livingston
HARTFORD, Conn. --(Business Wire)--
IFG Companies has announced that Jeffrey B. Livingston has joined as
Senior Vice President and Director of Business Development. He is a
member of the Executive Leadership Team and, together with Chief
Marketing Officer, Janice Co, is responsible for driving growth and
business expansion efforts across the organization.
"We are very pleased to have Jeffrey join our leadership team," said Bob
Linton, Chairman of IFG Companies. "He brings sales leadership and a
business development discipline that will complement our capabilities
and help drive our growth agenda throughout the next stage of IFG
Jeffrey joins IFG Companies from Willis Re, where he was an Executive
Vice President responsible for client management and new business
production. He also led Willis Re's Casualty Segment, guiding production
strategy and product development. Jeffrey's clients included several
major property casualty insurance companies. Jeffrey began his career in
insurance at Sedgwick Re, where he worked in reinsurance marketing,
client servicing, deal pricing and structuring roles. Through his work
with numerous E&S carriers, Jeffrey has developed a deep knowledge of
our market and understands the importance of building strong, long-term
Jeffrey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia
and earned an Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) designation.
Founded in 1985, IFG Companies is one of the largest privately
held insurance groups in the United States. IFG provides
property-casualty insurance on both an Excess and Surplus Lines
(non-admitted) basis and an admitted basis.
Coverages are underwritten by IFG's affiliated insurers: The
Burlington Insurance Company, First Financial Insurance Company,
Alamance Insurance Company and Guilford Insurance Company.
All hold an A (Excellent) IX rating from A. M. Best Company.
IFG has five principal business units: Brokerage, Binding
Authority, Submit, Property and the newly formed Professional Lines:
Brokerage: underwrites general liability insurance for
businesses of all sizes on a transactional basis including for
distributors, importers, manufacturers, wholesalers, habitational,
vacant buildings, retail and service-related industries.
Binding Authority: offers coverage for an extensive, yet
focused list of classes of business written exclusively through
Submit: underwrites referral business on a transactional basis
primarily from IFG's Binding Authority unit and from
individually submitted accounts for general liability, property,
inland marine and package products coverages for small to medium-sized
businesses (e.g., artisan contractors, distributors, importers,
wholesalers, manufacturers, office/habitational risks and
Property: underwrites property insurance for small to large
businesses such as the amusement, recreational, education, financial,
government sectors, habitational, health, office/professional,
mercantile/retail, trade/services and vacant buildings.
Professional: plans to offer a full suite of Management (D&O)
and Professional (E&O) Liability products for small to mid-sized
businesses, to be available later in 2014.
Because we're committed to get the job done by providing you with:
•The products you need,
• The service you require,
• The quality you expect, and
• The professionalism you deserve.
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