Westfield Group, through its subsidiaries, offers insurance, banking, and related services. It offers insurance products, such as property, liability, business auto, workers' compensation, umbrella, surety bonds, loss control, and risk assessment for small, mid-size, and large businesses. The company also provides distributors, health and human services, hospitality, and manufacturers’ insurance solutions. In addition, Westfield Group offers agribusiness and farm insurance products, including farm, horse farm, commercial agribusiness, and vineyard and winery insurance; and risk services. Further, it provides personal solutions, such as home, auto, teen drivers, boat, umbrella, and identity t...
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Westfield Center, OH 44251
Founded in 1848
Westfield Group Announces Executive Changes
Mar 11 15
Ohio Farmers Insurance Company announced that its Board of Directors have elected Edward J. Largent III to succeed James R. Clay as Westfield Group leader, president and CEO. The transition will occur July 1, 2015. Mr. Clay will remain as chairman of the board until his retirement on March 31, 2016. Mr. Largent joined Westfield in 1986. Following a series of assignments of increasing responsibility, he was named chief technology officer for the company in 2005. In 2009, he was named chief administrative officer, with corporate oversight for a number of management functions, and also served as president of Westfield Financial and president of Westfield Services. Mr. Clay will leave Westfield after a 35-year career with the company. During that time, he has played a role in nearly every aspect of the business, from a successful career as an insurance underwriter, to president of the insurance operation, to eventually taking the reins as CEO. He is a second generation employee. His father Lee worked for Westfield for 33 years.