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Progressive Makes G.I. Jobs’ List of Top 100 Military Friendly Employers



  Progressive Makes G.I. Jobs’ List of Top 100 Military Friendly Employers

         Magazine honors companies for commitment to hiring veterans

Business Wire

MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio -- November 19, 2012

Car insurance company Progressive is one of the nation’s Top 100 Military
Friendly Employers, according to G.I. Jobs. Each year, the magazine ranks
companies based on criteria such as long-term commitment to military hiring,
Reserve/Guard policies and veteran training programs.

G.I. Jobs compiled the list from more than 5,000 entrants. Only companies with
more than $500 million in revenue were eligible to compete and only 2 percent
made the top 100 list.

Key Facts

  * Progressive selected from more than 5,000 entrants.
  * Offering 100 percent differential pay to active-duty Reservists and
    continuing medical benefits for active-duty Reservists and their
    dependents helped Progressive earn a spot on this year’s list.
  * 5 percent of our workforce are former members of the military.

Quotes

J.C. Jones, Progressive’s compensation and benefits director
“Being recognized again by G.I. Jobs’ as one of the country’s Top 100 Military
Friendly Employers is a huge honor and a reflection of our commitment to the
military. We work hard to attract military veterans to our company and
appreciate their tremendous contributions to our success.”

“We look for people who take pride in their work, have a desire to challenge
themselves and have a proven ability to think strategically. Those
characteristics are often found in the men and women who have chosen to serve
in the military.”

About Progressive

Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2012, The Progressive Group of Insurance
Companies (collectively, “Progressive Insurance”) makes it easy to understand,
buy and use auto insurance. Progressive offers choices so consumers can reach
us whenever, wherever and however it’s most convenient for them — online at
progressive.com, by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE, or in-person with a local
agent.

Progressive offers insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks,
motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles and homes. It’s the fourth largest
auto insurer in the country, the largest seller of motorcycle insurance and a
leader in commercial auto insurance. Progressive also offers car insurance
online in Australia at http://www.progressiveonline.com.au.

Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering shopping
tools and services that save customers time and money, like Name Your Price^®,
the Snapshot Discount^®, and a concierge level of claims service.

The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village,
Ohio-based holding company, are publicly traded at (NYSE:PGR).

Contact:

Progressive PR
Rebecca Lamb, 440-395-1899
rappled1@progressive.com
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