UFG names industry leader Kevin Leidwinger as its new President and CEO

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, July 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Fire Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFCS ) ("UFG" or the "Company"), announced Kevin Leidwinger as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. An insurance executive with more than 30 years in the industry, Mr. Leidwinger will join the Company on Monday, August 22, 2022. He will succeed current President and CEO Randy Ramlo, who shared his retirement plans in February. "It is an incredible honor to lead UFG," Mr. Leidwinger said. "This is a Company with a great history, and UFG is in a prime position to further advance the success its people have built over the last 75 years. We will continue to prioritize long-term profitability, strong agency relationships, diversified growth and continuous innovation as we start a new chapter together." Prior to being named CEO of UFG, Mr. Leidwinger served as President and Chief Operating Officer of CNA Commercial, which is located in Chicago. He also spent many years with Chubb Commercial Insurance, where he served in casualty, liability and underwriting management roles. "Kevin is an insurance veteran ... Full story available on Benzinga.com