January 19, 2018 7:35 AM ET


Company Overview of Farmers Group, Inc.

Company Overview

Farmers Group, Inc., doing business as Farmers Underwriters Association, operates as a multiline insurer in the United States. The company provides auto and recreation insurance, including auto, collectible auto, motorcycle, boat, travel trailer, motor home, and food truck insurance; and home insurance, such as homeowner, renters, condo, mobile home, and specialty home insurance. It also offers life and financial insurance that includes term life and whole life insurance, annuities, and mutual funds; and business insurance, including business liability, professional service, auto service/repair, and business umbrella insurance products. In addition, the company provides mobile homes, travel ...

6301 Owensmouth Avenue

Woodland Hills, CA 91367

United States

Founded in 1927

7,935 Employees





Key Executives for Farmers Group, Inc.

CEO & President
Age: 60
Chairman and Group Chief Risk Officer of Zurich Insurance Group AG
Age: 58
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President, Director and President of Farmers Business Insurance
Age: 72
President of The Farmers Brand
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Farmers Group, Inc. Key Developments

FARMERS INSURANCE Presents at Digital Marketing Conference, Dec-06-2017 02:40 PM

FARMERS INSURANCE Presents at Digital Marketing Conference, Dec-06-2017 02:40 PM. Venue: Irving Convention Center, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving, Texas, United States. Speakers: Danny Singh, SR. USER EXPERIENCE SPECIALIST.

Farmers Insurance Presents at Digital Marketing Conference, Nov-16-2017 02:50 PM

Farmers Insurance Presents at Digital Marketing Conference, Nov-16-2017 02:50 PM. Venue: Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Speakers: Danny Singh.

Farmers Group, Inc.® Announces Executive Changes

Farmers Group Inc.® announced that Steve Boshoven, president of Farmers Specialty and head of the Foremost Brand, will retire from the organization after more than 30 years of service. Effective Jan. 1, 2018, 30-year Farmers® and Foremost veteran Mike Cok, chief operating officer of Farmers Specialty and the Foremost Brand, will succeed him. Steve will officially retire from the organization effective May 1, 2018. Boshoven joined Farmers in 2000 when Foremost Corporation of America was acquired, where he had been since February 1986 as its controller. Rising through the ranks, he was promoted to the position of chief operating officer of Farmers Specialty Lines and to president and chief operating officer in 2006. In 2007, he was appointed senior vice president of Farmers Group, Inc. Cok is another senior Foremost leader brought on following the 2000 acquisition, having joined in 1987 as assistant treasurer and controller. Prior to joining Foremost, Mike worked for international accounting and consulting firm Deloitte. In 2013, Mike took on the role of chief operating officer for Farmers Specialty and the Foremost Brand, where he has served ever since.

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