MADISON, Wis., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Capitol Insurance Companies ("Capitol"), a national provider of specialty property-casualty insurance and commercial surety products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan S. Ogilvie to the position of Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Ogilvie joined Capitol in 2004 and was previously Capitol's Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. In his new role, Mr. Ogilvie will be responsible for Capitol's property and casualty underwriting, claim, marketing and operations units, as well as continuing to be responsible for the legal and governmental affairs of Capitol. He has over 20 years of insurance industry experience having held a broad range of executive positions within the industry. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a B.B.A. in Risk Management and Insurance/Marketing, as well as a law degree. Mr. Ogilvie will report to Mr. David F. Pauly, Capitol's Chief Executive Officer and Chairman.
"I am pleased to announce Alan's appointment to the position of Chief Operating Officer. His past contributions to Capitol and his diverse background position him well for his new role," stated Mr. Pauly.
Capitol Insurance Companies
David Finkelstein - (800) 475-4450
Capitol has been insuring business owners since 1959. Capitol is a national underwriter of specialty insurance products in niche areas of the commercial property and casualty, miscellaneous professional and the fidelity and surety markets. Through its operating entities, Capitol Indemnity Corporation, Capitol Specialty Insurance Corporation and Platte River Insurance Company, Capitol offers high-quality customer service in programs tailored to the needs of its customers' business and risk management strategies. Information on Capitol is available at http://www.capitolindemnity.com. Capitol has an A ("Excellent") rating from A.M. Best. Capitol Indemnity Corporation, Capitol Specialty Insurance Corporation and Platte River Insurance Company are subsidiaries of Alleghany Insurance Holdings LLC.
SOURCE Capitol Insurance Companies