Wells Fargo Insurance Names John Haskell Managing Director for Pacific Northwest

Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:18pm EDT

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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

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

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) 

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