Kemper Corporation Announces Andrea James as President, Kemper Preferred
CHICAGO -- April 15, 2013
Kemper Corporation (NYSE: KMPR) announced that effective April 15, 2013,
Andrea James has been named President, Kemper Preferred, the business focused
on selling packaged private passenger auto and home policies through
independent agents. Prior to this role, James joined Kemper Preferred as
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Sales, responsibilities she will retain.
She will continue to report to Denise I. Lynch, Property & Casualty Group
Executive, Kemper Corporation.
“Andrea has been an integral part of the leadership team at Kemper Preferred,”
said Lynch. “I look forward to her bringing more of her detailed understanding
of the business and independent agents to bear as she leads Kemper Preferred
into the future.”
James joined Kemper Preferred in May 2012 and brought with her more than 20
years of industry experience. She has worked on the agency side as well as the
insurance company side. Prior to joining Kemper, James worked at Fireman’s
Fund, where her most recent position was Senior Vice President/Distribution
Executive. Prior to that, she served as Vice President, National Sales Leader.
She has also held senior leadership roles at Bank of America and Allstate.
James graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in
Comparative Literature, is a Chartered Life Underwriter and a Certified
Kemper is a diversified insurance holding company with subsidiaries that
provide an array of products to the individual and small business markets:
Kemper markets to its customers through a network of independent agents,
brokers and career agents.
Additional information about Kemper is available by visiting kemper.com.
Diana Hickert-Hill, 312.661.4930
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