Cincinnati Financial Corporation Subsidiaries Announce Appointments and Promotions

- Subsidiary Directors, Officers and Counsel

Feb 06, 2012, 09:10 ET from Cincinnati Financial Corporation

CINCINNATI, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: CINF) announced today that boards of its subsidiary companies appointed directors, officers and counsel at their regular meetings on February 3, 2012.

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Michael J. Sewell, chief financial officer, senior vice president and treasurer of Cincinnati Financial, was named as a director on the boards of all subsidiaries. The property casualty insurance subsidiaries named four senior vice presidents to their boards: Teresa C. Cracas, chief risk officer; John S. Kellington, chief information officer; Lisa A. Love, general counsel and secretary; and Stephen M. Spray, sales and marketing.

Boards of subsidiary companies appointed officers and counsel, including the following promotions and new appointments:           

Property Casualty Insurance – Standard Market:
The Cincinnati Insurance Company
The Cincinnati Casualty Company
The Cincinnati Indemnity Company

Promoted to Senior Vice President:
Stephen M. Spray – Sales & Marketing

Promoted to Vice President:
William M. Clevidence, CIC – Sales & Marketing
Ronald C. Klimkowski, CIC, AIC – Target Markets
Philip T. Kramer, CIC – Sales & Marketing
David U. Neville, CPCU, AIM, API, ARe – Personal Lines
James D. Ogle, CPCU, AIC – Headquarters Claims
Henry C. Schmidt III, AIM – Personal Lines
Gerald L. Varney – Purchasing/Fleet

Promoted to Assistant Vice President:
Robert E. Bernard, CPCU, AIM – Personal Lines
Luyang Fu, Ph.D., FCAS – Predictive Analytics
Jack D. Kelley, CPCU, AIC – Field Claims
Glenn W. Koch, CPCU, AIM – Commercial Lines
Michelle L. Kyle, CISA – Information Technology

Promoted to Secretary:
David T. Cunningham, AIM – Headquarters Claims
William L. Gregory, SCLA – Headquarters Claims
Molly A. Grimm, FPC – Shareholder Services
Michael D. Hingsbergen, PMP – Information Technology
Michael S. Stumpfl, ARM, CSP – Loss Control

New Appointments to Assistant Secretary:
Jennifer S. Baker, CPCU, AIM, ARM, AU – Commercial Lines
Mitchell D. Carson, ALCM, ARM, CSP – Loss Control
Sean M. Givler, CIC – Sales & Marketing
William J. Jansen – Premium Audit
Kevin D. Oleckniche, CPCU, ARM, CSP – Loss Control
Ryan M. Osborn – Information Technology
Wayne K. Pinney, CPCU – Machinery & Equipment Specialties
Christine R. Ross, CPCU, ARe, FCAS, MAAA – Corporate Actuarial
Kathryn L. Settle – Sales & Marketing
Elizabeth L. Stephens, AIM – Commercial Lines

New Appointment to Associate Counsel:
Jon K. Stowell

The Cincinnati Life Insurance Company:
Promoted to Senior Vice President:
Stephen M. Spray*

Promoted to Vice President:
Gerald L. Varney*

Promoted to Assistant Vice President:
Ann S. Binzer, FLHC, CLU, ChFC, FALU, ALHC, FLMI – Life Claims
Michelle L. Kyle*

Promoted to Secretary:
Michael D. Hingsbergen*

New Appointment to Assistant Secretary:
Ryan M. Osborn*

New Appointment to Associate Counsel:
Jon K. Stowell*

Property Casualty Insurance – Excess & Surplus Lines:
The Cincinnati Specialty Underwriters Insurance Company
Promoted to Assistant Vice President:
Scott E. Hintze, CPCU, AIM, CIC, AU, ASLI, CRM – Excess & Surplus Lines
Marc J. Schambow, CPCU, AIM, ASLI – Excess & Surplus Lines

CSU Producer Resources Inc.:
Scott E. Hintze*

*Title as listed above

Cincinnati Financial Corporation offers business, home and auto insurance, our main business, through The Cincinnati Insurance Company and its two standard market property casualty companies. The same local independent insurance agencies that market those policies may offer products of our other subsidiaries, including life and disability income insurance, annuities and surplus lines property and casualty insurance. For additional information about the company, please visit

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