Selective Insurance Group Announces Officer Appointments

           Selective Insurance Group Announces Officer Appointments

PR Newswire

BRANCHVILLE, N.J., Feb. 13, 2013

BRANCHVILLE, N.J., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Selective Insurance Group,
Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGI), announced the following appointments by its subsidiary,
Selective Insurance Company of America:

Brian C. Sarisky (Sparta, NJ) to senior vice president, Chief Underwriting
Officer, Commercial Lines. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president,
Commercial Lines Underwriting and Product Development. Mr. Sarisky joined
Selective in 1991 as a corporate trainee and has held a variety of regional
and corporate positions throughout the organization. Mr. Sarisky earned his
B.A. in Business Management from Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA and
received his M.B.A. from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. He holds
designations as both a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter and a
Certified Insurance Counselor.

Lisa M. Evans (New Britain, CT) to vice president, IT Production and
Maintenance. Prior to that, she served as assistant vice president, IT
Commercial Lines. Ms. Evans joined Selective in 2002 as an IT specialist.
Previously, she was an application manager at Travelers. Ms. Evans holds a
Masters Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University in
Washington, D.C and holds the Project Management Professional designation.

Anthony S. Miller (Muncie, IN) to vice president, Field Operations Manager for
Selective's Heartland Region. Mr. Miller joined Selective in 2003 as an
agency management specialist. Prior to that, he was a marketing specialist
for Indiana Insurance Company. Mr. Miller received a B.S. in Finance and
Insurance from Ball State University – College of Business in Muncie, IN and
an M.B.A from Anderson University in Anderson, IN and holds the Chartered
Property Casualty Underwriter designation.

Shelly J. Gallagher (Newton, NJ) to assistant vice president, Personal Lines
Auto Product Manager. Prior to that, she served as senior personal lines
operations analyst. Ms. Gallagher joined Selective in 2002 as an associate
financial analyst. Ms. Gallagher earned her B.S. in Business Administration
from Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, NC.

Robert L. Mitchell, III (Branchville, NJ) to assistant vice president,
Assistant Controller. Prior to that he served as accounting manager, expense
reporting. Mr. Mitchell joined Selective in 2003 as a staff accountant.
Prior to that, he was a senior auditor with Ernst & Young, LLP. Mr. Mitchell
received a B.S. in Accounting from Messiah College in Grantham, PA and is a
Certified Public Accountant.

William P. VanVeldhuisen (Washington, NJ) to assistant vice president,
Self-Insured Group. Prior to that, he was the claims manager for the
Self-Insured Group. Mr. VanVeldhuisen joined Selective in 2000 and has held a
variety of corporate claims positions. Mr. VanVeldhuisen received a B.S. in
Business Management/Marketing from Montclair State University in Upper
Montclair, NJ and holds the Associate in Claims designation.

About Selective Insurance Group, Inc.
Selective Insurance Group, Inc. is a holding company for ten property and
casualty insurance companies rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best. Through
independent agents, the insurance companies offer primary and alternative
market insurance for commercial and personal risks, and flood insurance
underwritten by the National Flood Insurance Program. Selective maintains a
website at www.selective.com.

SOURCE Selective Insurance Group, Inc.

Website: http://www.selective.com
Contact: Gail Petersen, +1-973-948-1307, gail.petersen@selective.com