Cincinnati Financial Corporation Expands Board with Appointment of Independent Director

Cincinnati Financial Corporation Expands Board with Appointment of Independent

PR Newswire

CINCINNATI, Nov. 16, 2012

CINCINNATI, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Cincinnati Financial Corporation
(Nasdaq: CINF) – Cincinnati Financial Corporation's board of directors, at
today's regular meeting, added a fifteenth seat, appointing Dirk J. Debbink to
the board and as a member of the audit committee, effective immediately.

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Debbink, retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral, rejoins the company's board after
resigning in June 2008 to accept his appointment as Chief of Navy Reserve and
Commander, Navy Reserve Forces. He retired from the Navy in September after 35
years of service. Debbink is chairman and chief executive officer of MSI
General Corporation, a privately owned design/build firm in Oconomowoc,

Steven J. Johnston, president and chief executive officer, commented: "We are
honored to have Dirk rejoin our board. Our shareholders benefit from our
strongly engaged board of directors who share their perspectives from a wide
variety of experiences. Dirk has achieved outstanding success with his
independent business in Wisconsin and with his service to our nation. His
leadership and experience in both realms will add even more depth to board and
management discussions."

Cincinnati Financial Corporation offers business, home and auto insurance, our
main business, through TheCincinnati Insurance Company and its two standard
market property casualty companies. The same local independent insurance
agencies that market those policies may offer products of our other
subsidiaries, including life and disability income insurance, annuities and
surplus lines property and casualty insurance. Foradditional information
about the company, please visit

Mailing Address:       Street Address:
P.O. Box 145496      6200 South Gilmore Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45250-5496 Fairfield, Ohio 45014-5141

SOURCE Cincinnati Financial Corporation

Contact: Investor Contact: Dennis E. McDaniel, +1-513-870-2768,; or Media Contact: Joan O. Shevchik, +1-513-603-5323,
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