NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) today announced that, effective May 16, James A. Haskins will join the company as senior vice president, Claims, for the California/East regions. In this role, Haskins will manage Allstate's claims operations in 12 states, including California, New York and Virginia. He will report to Michael J. Roche, executive vice president, Claims, and support Guy Hill, president of the California/East Regions.
"Jim has a tremendous depth of knowledge and success in managing large claims operations and improving customer satisfaction," said Roche. "His fresh perspective and diverse business experiences will help drive ongoing enhancements to our Claims organization."
Haskins has served in a wide range of management roles in the claims field. Before joining Allstate, he was an executive vice president with Aviva Canada, a leading property-casualty insurer in Canada. He headed Aviva Canada's claims and customer service operations from 2010 to 2011 and claims and procurement from 2008 to 2010. From 2006 to 2008, Haskins was a senior vice president for The Hartford Financial Services Group, where his accomplishments included the establishment of systems and processes to drive continuous improvement in quality, customer service and employee engagement. Haskins began his career with Progressive Insurance after receiving a bachelor's degree from Auburn University at Montgomery, Ala.
The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer. Widely known through the "You're In Good Hands With Allstate®" slogan, Allstate is reinventing protection and retirement to help nearly 16 million households insure what they have today and better prepare for tomorrow. Consumers access Allstate insurance products (auto, home, life and retirement) and services through Allstate agencies, independent agencies, and Allstate exclusive financial representatives in the U.S. and Canada, as well as via www.allstate.com and 1-800 Allstate®.
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