ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) is pleased to announce the re-election of John Xu as chairman of its Board of Directors. Xu is vice president, actuarial, of CSAA Insurance Group.
"HLDI's comprehensive analysis of loss data helps insurers understand how safety technology is affecting the vehicle fleet and helps consumers make informed vehicle choices," Xu says. "I look forward to another productive year working with my Board colleagues to advance HLDI's mission to reduce losses on our roads."
"We welcome another year of John's leadership," says HLDI President Adrian Lund. "I know HLDI will continue to benefit from John's expertise."
The new vice chairman is Thomas O. Rau, director, property casualty actuarial research analytics, Nationwide Insurance.
Other HLDI Board members are:
Isaac Adams, vice president, research and analytics, The Hartford
Chad Covelli, auto pricing director, American Family Mutual Insurance Company
Behram Dinshaw, senior vice president, product management, The Travelers Companies
Michael D. Doerfler, product development manager, Progressive Insurance
Peter R. Foley, vice president, claims administration, American Insurance Association
James W. Gillette, senior vice president, chief personal lines actuary, American National
Donald L. Griffin, vice president, personal lines, Property Casualty Insurers Association of America
Ty Harris, executive vice president and chief product officer, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
Adrian K. Lund, president, Highway Loss Data Institute
Thomas G. Myers, enterprise chief actuary, Plymouth Rock Assurance
Hiep Nguyen, vice president, information, reporting and analytics, USAA
James Nutting, chief actuary, Farmers Insurance Group
Harry Todd Pearce, director and assistant actuary, underwriting, reserving, control department, GEICO Corporation
Mike Petrarca, assistant vice president, Amica Mutual Insurance Company
Anthony E. Ptasznik, vice president and chief actuary, Auto Club Group
Bill Reddington, director, actuarial services, Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Companies
Ioan Seceleanu, vice president, predictive analytics, Kemper Corporation
Laurette Stiles, vice president, strategic resources, State Farm Insurance Companies
Hui Wang, vice president and actuary, Chubb & Son
Floyd M. Yager, senior vice president, chief data officer, Allstate Insurance Group
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The Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI), an affiliate of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), is a nonprofit research organization that publishes insurance loss statistics on most car, SUV, pickup truck and motorcycle models on U.S. roads. HLDI is wholly supported by auto insurers.
SOURCE Highway Loss Data Institute