WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG) today announced that Andrew S. Robinson, executive vice president and president, specialty insurance, has decided to leave the company to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Robinson's resignation is effective September 1, 2016, and his responsibilities as head of specialty insurance have been reassigned temporarily to John "Jack" C. Roche, executive vice president and president, business insurance, while the company continues to evaluate its strategic and business needs.
"We remain committed to grow and expand our domestic specialty capabilities," said Joseph M. Zubretsky, president and chief executive officer at The Hanover. "We thank Andrew for his contributions and wish him all the best in the future. We are in good hands with Jack, who has an extensive background, subject matter expertise and proven leadership track record in commercial lines. With Dick Lavey heading personal lines and the rest of the management team in place, we have the leadership depth to continue to serve our agents and customers well and drive superior shareholder returns."
About The Hanover
The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., based in Worcester, Mass., is the holding company for several property and casualty insurance companies, which together constitute one of the largest insurance businesses in the United States. For more than 160 years, The Hanover has provided a wide range of property and casualty products and services to individuals, families, and businesses. The Hanover distributes its products through a select group of independent agents and brokers. Together with its agents, the company offers specialized coverages for small and mid-sized businesses, as well as insurance protection for homes, automobiles, and other personal items. Through its international member company, Chaucer, The Hanover also underwrites business at Lloyd's of London in several major insurance and reinsurance classes, including marine, property and energy. For more information, please visit hanover.com.
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