Wells Fargo Insurance Names John Haskell Managing Director for Pacific Northwest
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http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/8knews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20130318:nBw186172a 25-year industry veteran will focus on business growth SEATTLE--(Business Wire)-- Wells Fargo Insurance, part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), has named John Haskell managing director for the Pacific Northwest. Haskell will lead business development, client service and sales, and cross-sell strategy for the company`s insurance operations in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Based in Seattle, he reports to Rich Lane, regional managing director for Wells Fargo Insurance's Northwest region. "John is a proven leader who brings more than 25 years of industry experience and expertise to his role," said Lane. "With the strength of our regional team and John`s in-depth knowledge of the market, I`m confident our business will grow as we continue to provide our customers in the Pacific Northwest region with the insurance solutions and support they need." Working for Wells Fargo for the past 12 years, Haskell has held several production and leadership roles throughout the company, serving most recently as head of Commercial Lines for the Seattle office. He began his career as an underwriter with Aetna Casualty & Surety Company, and worked at Marsh, a subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies. Haskell has a bachelor`s degree in finance from Seattle University. Wells Fargo Insurance`s Pacific Northwest region includes 11 offices and more than 370 team members who provide insurance services to Wells Fargo`s business banking, middle market, large corporate, and high net worth customers throughout the region. About Wells Fargo Insurance Wells Fargo Insurance1 is the fifth largest insurance broker in the world (Business Insurance, 2012). With 127 offices in 37 states, Wells Fargo Insurance provides solutions for a wide range of customers, including retail consumers, high net worth individuals, small businesses, as well as middle market and large corporate customers. The 7,000 insurance professionals of Wells Fargo Insurance write or place $15 billion of risk premiums annually in property, casualty, benefits, international, personal lines, and life products and also includes the nation`s largest crop insurance provider, Rural Community Insurance Services (RCIS). About Wells Fargo & Company Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.4 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com), and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank`s customers who conduct business in the global economy. With more than 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune`s 2012 rankings of America`s largest corporations. Wells Fargo`s vision is to satisfy all our customers` financial needs and help them succeed financially. 1Ranking includes Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, Inc., Wells Fargo Insurance Services of West Virginia, Inc., Wells Fargo Insurance, Inc., and Rural Community Insurance Company Wells Fargo & Company Angenette Lau, 415-396-9904 (Media) Copyright Business Wire 2013
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