CHICAGO, Aug. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Veterans Magazine has named Combined Insurance, a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health and life insurance products and a Chubb company, a veteran-friendly company for the third straight year.
U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM) polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for this year's Best of the Best evaluations, a highly-anticipated list of the nation's Top Veteran-Friendly Companies, Top Supplier Diversity Programs, Top Government & Law Enforcement Agencies, Top Veteran-Friendly Schools and Top Veteran-Friendly Franchises.
"We are proud to be named a Top Veteran-Friendly Company again this year by U.S. Veterans Magazine," said Bob Wiedower, Vice President, Sales Development and Military Programs at Combined Insurance. "This recognition demonstrates our ongoing commitment to hiring our nation's service members and their families."
Wiedower spent 22 years in the United States Marine Corps where he retired as a Squadron Commanding Officer. In a recent press release, the company announced plans to hire 2,000 more veterans by the end of 2019.
In addition to providing meaningful employment, Combined Insurance also gives back to military and veteran-focused charities through employee volunteerism and corporate donations. The company has given back and provided support to numerous military and veteran-focused organizations, such as Luke's Wings, The Fisher House Foundation, USO of Illinois and Heartland Alliance – Support Services for Veteran Families (SSVF).
Combined Insurance was founded in Chicago in 1922 by W. Clement Stone. With $100, a positive spirit and a vision to make the world a better place, Stone developed and grew the company into what it is today—still headquartered in Chicago with sales agents and managers throughout the 50 United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
About Combined Insurance Combined Insurance Company of America (Chicago, Ill.) is a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health, and life insurance products and a Chubb company. With a tradition of nearly 100 years of success, Combined Insurance is committed to making the world of supplemental insurance easy to understand. The company has an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau and is one of Ward's Top 50® Performing Life-Health Insurance Companies. Combined Insurance is also a 2017 Top 10 Military Friendly® Employer named by G.I. Jobs Magazine—marking the fifth consecutive year on the Top 10 employer list and third consecutive year in the Top 5. For more information, please visit combinedinsurance.com.
About Chubb Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: chubb.com.