WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG) today announced that Andrew S. Robinson, executive vice president and president, specialty insurance, has decided to leave the company to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Robinson's resignation is effective September 1, 2016, and his responsibilities as head of specialty insurance have been reassigned temporarily to John "Jack" C. Roche, executive vice president and president, business insurance, while the company continues to evaluate its strategic and business needs.
"We remain committed to grow and expand our domestic specialty capabilities," said Joseph M. Zubretsky, president and chief executive officer at The Hanover. "We thank Andrew for his contributions and wish him all the best in the future. We are in good hands with Jack, who has an extensive background, subject matter expertise and proven leadership track record in commercial lines. With Dick Lavey heading personal lines and the rest of the management team in place, we have the leadership depth to continue to serve our agents and customers well and drive superior shareholder returns."