TOLEDO, Ohio, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hylant Group, one of the largest privately held insurance brokerage firms in the United States, has announced a corporate restructuring strategy that will streamline operations and capitalize on the core strengths of its executive management team. This strategy will enable and position Hylant to deliver consistent world class service and resources across all operations and to their clients.
Richard Hylant, who previously served as president of Hylant's Toledo office and regional vice president, will continue to lead the day-to-day operations of Hylant's Toledo office and headquarters. In addition, he will focus on managing and developing the firm's relationships with carrier partners and underwriters. He will also oversee the company's many philanthropic initiatives.
John Chaney, who most recently served as president of the Cleveland office, will now focus on Hylant's Risk and Industry Practice resources. He will also oversee marketing and branding and customer engagement company-wide.
Regional vice president Mark Miller's duties will expand to include management and field execution for all 12 Hylant offices in five states. He will drive client service protocols and sales initiatives relative to growth and profitability.
Finally, Bill Pridgeon, Hylant's chief financial officer, will take on additional oversight and management of all internal operations including finance, accounting, talent management, human resources and management systems.
"This restructuring is a natural evolution in response to our understanding of our clients' needs," said Michael M. Hylant, CEO of Hylant Group. "As a private, family-owned company, we will continue to deliver customized solutions beyond risk management, insurance and employee benefits. This move puts the right players in the proper position to help bring value to our clients."
About Hylant Group
Founded in 1935, Hylant Group is a full-service insurance brokerage with 12 offices in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Tennessee, and employs more than 575 employees. As a member of the Worldwide Broker Network, Hylant offers complete risk management services, employee benefits consultation, loss control, healthcare management and insurance solutions for businesses and individuals. Hylant is one of the largest privately held brokerage firms in the United States and serves a wide variety of clients locally, nationally, and internationally. For more information, please contact Tammy Cameron at [email protected] or visit www.hylant.com.
SOURCE Hylant Group