EMPLOYERS’ Ranney Pageler Named Chair of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America Fraud Committee
RENO, Nev.—Oct. 22, 2014-- EMPLOYERS (NYSE: EIG), America's small business insurance specialist®, today announced that Ranney Pageler, vice president of fraud investigations, has been named chair of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) Fraud Committee. Pageler will serve a two-year term in this role.
Prior to being selected chair, Pageler served as vice chair of the committee. Additionally, Pageler has served on the association’s Fraud sub-committee since 2010.
“Ranney’s wealth of knowledge, commitment and experience fighting insurance fraud are great assets to PCI,” said Robert C. Passmore, CPCU, Senior Director, Personal Lines Policy, Property Casualty Insurers Association of America. “We are excited to have Ranney share his expertise as chair of PCI’s Fraud Committee, and look forward to working with him to help mitigate insurance fraud.”
“Never in my career have I held a group dedicated to fighting insurance fraud in higher regard than this committee, which truly brings together some of the best and brightest in the industry,” Pageler said. “I am honored by the opportunity to lead this committee in its stand against insurance fraud and in support of consumers and honest policyholders.”
Pageler has more than 30 years of fraud investigations experience and has served as vice president of the fraud investigations department at EMPLOYERS since 2002. During his career, Pageler’s workers’ compensation fraud investigations have resulted in more than 750 criminal prosecutions in 23 states. Prior to joining the insurance industry, Pageler’s law enforcement career encompassed many high profile criminal fraud prosecutions. He is a professional member of the International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU) and Southern California Fraud Investigators Association (SCFIA), as well as a licensed private investigator.
PCI is composed of more than 1,000 member companies, representing the broadest cross-section of insurers of any national trade association. PCI members write over $195 billion in annual premium. Member companies write 46 percent of the U.S. automobile insurance market, 39 percent of the nation’s property casualty insurance market, 32 percent of the homeowners market, 37 percent of the commercial property and liability market, and 41 percent of the private workers’ compensation market.
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Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) is a holding company with subsidiaries that are specialty providers of workers' compensation insurance and services focused on select small businesses engaged in low-to-medium hazard industries. The company, through its subsidiaries, operates in 31 states and the District of Columbia. Insurance is offered by Employers Insurance Company of Nevada, Employers Compensation Insurance Company, Employers Preferred Insurance Company, and Employers Assurance Company, all rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Additional information can be found at: www.employers.com.
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