|[March 11, 2013]
GEICO names Seth Ingall senior vice president
WASHINGTON --(Business Wire)--
announced today that Seth Ingall has been named senior vice president,
with responsibility for claims home office, staff counsel,
communications and the GEICO Philanthropic Foundation. He will also
continue to serve on the board of directors of GEICO's insurance
companies. Ingall succeeds Don Lyons, who retired from the company after
44 years of dedicated service.
"I'm very excited about this opportunity and am looking forward to the
challenge of continuing the tremendous contributions Don Lyons added to
GEICO's success," Ingall said.
"We're thrilled to have a skilled and experienced officer like Seth
Ingall ready to step into the position," said Tony Nicely, GEICO's
chairman and chief executive officer. "I am confident that we won't miss
a beat during this transition, and I know that Seth will continue to
lead GEICO to greater heights moving forward."
Ingall most recently served as regional vice president since 2007, first
leading GEICO's regional office in Woodbury, N.Y. and helping the
company remain the leading insurer in the state, before moving to the
GEICO's regional office in Buffalo, N.Y.in 2012. Ingall originally
joined GEICO as a Certified Insurance Counselor interviewer in 1986, and
took on assignments of increasing responsibility before earning his law
degree and joining the office of staff counsel. He went on to become
managing attorney in the Silver Spring, Md., staff counsel office, then
administrative senior claims attorney in claims home office, and
subsequently served as assistant vice president for claims in GEICO's
Fredericksburg, Va., office. He was named vice president of GEICO claims
operations in 2005.
Ingall holds a bachelor's degree in communications, legal institutions,
economics and government from American University and a law degree from
American University's Washington College of Law.
(Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire
Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger
auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO provides millions of auto
insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to
serve more than 11 million private passenger customers and insures more
than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy
changes, claims reporting and to print insurance ID cards.
GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles,
all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs).
Coverage for boats, life, homes and apartments is written by
non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO
Insurance Agency, Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella
protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.
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