Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Inc. engages in insurance, retirement and investing, banking, and claims center businesses. It offers vehicle insurance products that comprise auto, motorcycle, snowmobile, ATV, RV, boat, personal watercraft, and scooter insurance; property insurance products, such as homeowners, renters, condo, flood, and individual insurance; life insurance products, including life, term life, whole life, universal life, and variable universal insurance; and specialty, travel, accident, identity theft, specialty liability, personal umbrella, and agriculture insurance products. The company also provides retirement and investing products, which comprise annuities, life in...
One Nationwide Plaza
Columbus, OH 43215-2220
Founded in 1925
Nationwide Announces Retirement of Patricia (Pat) Hatler as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal and Governance Officer Effective April 2016
Oct 15 15
Nationwide’s Executive Vice President and Chief Legal and Governance Officer, Patricia (Pat) Hatler, has announced that after 16 years of service to the company, she will retire in April 2016. Hatler came to Nationwide in 1999 as General Counsel leading the Corporate Legal and Ethics teams. During her tenure, she consolidated Nationwide’s legal and compliance functions into one office. She previously served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia, and prior to that was an attorney in the Philadelphia office of the Dechert law firm.
Nationwide Introduces New Product Freedom+
Sep 16 15
Nationwide introduced Nationwide Destination Freedom+ an investment-focused variable annuity built for clients looking for a low-cost solution with the flexibility to choose from more than 130 funds. The company announced higher annuity fees can drag down the potential performance of investments. Freedom+ offers a 1% base cost, helping to reduce the overall fee-drag on a portfolio’s performance. Freedom+ provides clients with a tax-deferred investment option for their portfolio, potentially helping to create more retirement income. It also offers more 4- and 5-star Morningstar rated funds than the competitor among the more than 130 available fund investment options, allowing advisors and clients to choose their own investment strategy mix for broader diversification. The Enhanced Surrender Value for Terminal Illness feature is also available on Freedom+. ESVTI offers terminally ill owner-annuitants access to their full death benefit value prior to passing away. The patent-pending feature is included in new contracts at no additional cost. Nationwide is the only provider to offer this type of feature on a variable annuity.
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. Pays State of West Virginia $6 million in Settlement
Jul 6 15
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. announced that the company has agreed to a $5.75 million settlement with the state of West Virginia over allegations it misused a rural auto insurance discount. The attorney general's office will retain $3.6 million of the settlement and the remainder will go toward attorneys' fees and restitution to affected consumers.