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Dieter Korte Appointed Senior Vice President, Customer Segments

CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ҵý today announced the appointment of Dieter Korte to Senior Vice President, Customer Segments. In this role, Dieter will be responsible for the profitability, growth and strategic direction of Ҵý's Commercial customer segments, including Construction, Manufacturing, Technology, Financial Institutions, Professional Services, General and Emerging Segments, and Programs. He will report to Julie Stephenson, Chief Underwriting Officer, Ҵý Commercial.

"Dieter's proven track record of performance and strong leadership in both customer segment and product line roles make him an ideal candidate to serve as Senior Vice President of Customer Segments," said Kevin Leidwinger, President and Chief Operating Officer, Ҵý Commercial. "Under Dieter's leadership, Ҵý will continue to provide a superior customer experience and offer distinctive insurance solutions across our broad property and casualty portfolio." 

to lead the company's Manufacturing Segment. He joined Ҵý from Chubb where he served in a variety of roles over his 25-year tenure. Dieter earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Western Michigan University and an MBA from Wayne State University.

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