Employers Holdings Appoints Stephen Festa as Executive VP, COO [Professional Services Close - Up]
(Professional Services Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Employers Holdings, Inc. announced that effective August 25, Stephen V. Festa will become executive vice president, chief operating officer, overseeing all of EMPLOYERS workers' compensation business.
According to a release, Festa currently serves as senior vice president, chief claims officer, a position he has held with EMPLOYERS since 2004. He will be located in EMPLOYERS headquarters in Reno, Nevada.
Festa has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, principally in the areas of claims, loss control and premium audit. Additionally, he currently serves as the chairman of the Board of Governors of the California Insurance Guarantee Association (CIGA).
In making the announcement, Douglas D. Dirks, president and chief executive officer of Employers Holdings, Inc., said, "We are pleased to have Steve join the executive management team in this critically important role. His highly respected wealth of experience, leadership capabilities, and executive skills will help propel EMPLOYERS to its next level."
Employers Holdings, Inc. 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.
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