ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Builders Insurance Group welcomes Greg R. Krause, CPCU as the new Vice President of Underwriting. Krause brings 31 years of in-depth experience in the property and casualty insurance sector to his responsibilities of strategic management and leadership of the Underwriting division. He has a strong track record of achievement in underwriting, business development, product marketing, financial management and has extensive knowledge of many of the states in which Builders Insurance Group operates.
Prior to joining Builders Insurance Group, Krause served as General Manager of Deep South Insurance Services where he was instrumental in the development and execution of strategic initiatives to expand the company's customer base and grow profitable new business. Before this, he served as Branch Manager with Zurich North America where he was responsible for middle market underwriting operations of mid-sized to large accounts for several states. He also managed an underwriting operations unit of Zurich Construction and gained extensive experience in this market segment.
"As a leader in property and casualty insurance for the construction community, we strive to hire dynamic, high caliber executives to drive our Company's success," said Patrick Mitchell, President and Chief Executive Officer for Builders Insurance Group. "Greg is this kind of leader. His expertise in all of the markets we serve will be a tremendous asset as our Company continues to meet the unique needs of our customers while achieving profitable growth."
Krause began his career with St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company. Over the span of 21 years, he developed a well-rounded background holding significant leadership roles for a variety of market segments and company divisions ranging from global healthcare to sales and marketing to regional underwriting responsibilities. Krause resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and two children.
About Builders Insurance Group
More than 15,000 policyholders in residential and light commercial construction as well as variety of non-construction fields rely on Builders Insurance Group to protect their most important assets – people and property. Over a span of two decades, the company has evolved into a dynamic, financially secure and dedicated partner with a philosophy of providing outstanding products, backed by exceptional customer service and easy-to-use technology solutions. Headquartered in Atlanta, the company delivers innovative Workers' Compensation, General Liability, Property and Umbrella insurance through independent agents to customers throughout the Southeastern, Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern United States as well as Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah. Builders Insurance Group and all of its member companies are rated A- (Excellent) VIII by A.M. Best Company. For more information, please visit our Web site at www.bldrs.com.
SOURCE Builders Insurance Group