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James L. Muething and Bruce R. Smith Promoted to Senior Vice President of Great American Insurance Group

March 4, 2019
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Jim Muething (Photo: Business Wire)

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2019--Great American Insurance Group is pleased to announce the promotion of James (Jim) L. Muething and Bruce R. Smith to Senior Vice President of its Property and Casualty Group.

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Jim Muething (Photo: Business Wire)

Since joining the Company in 2001, Mr. Muething has held a variety of positions within the P&C Group. In 2012, he was promoted to Divisional Group President and assumed oversight for four P&C businesses. Mr. Muething earned a Bachelor of Science of Accountancy from Miami University and holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Reinsurance (ARe), Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI) and Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS) designations.

Since joining the Company in 1992, Mr. Smith has held a variety of positions within the P&C Group, including Divisional President. In 2012, he was promoted to Divisional Group President overseeing a number of P&C businesses. Mr. Smith earned a Bachelor of Science from Illinois State University School of Business and holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) designations.

About Great American Insurance Group

Great American Insurance Group’s roots go back to 1872 with the founding of its flagship company, Great American Insurance Company. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, the operations of Great American Insurance Group are engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance, focusing on specialty commercial products for businesses, and in the sale of traditional fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the retail, financial institutions, registered investment advisors and education markets. Great American Insurance Company has received an “A” (Excellent) or higher rating from the A.M. Best Company for more than 100 years (most recent rating evaluation of “A+” (Superior) affirmed August 17, 2018). The members of Great American Insurance Group are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), also based in Cincinnati, Ohio. AFG’s common stock is listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFG.

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CONTACT: Diane P. Weidner

Great American Insurance Group

513-369-5713Websites

www.GreatAmericanInsuranceGroup.com

www.AFGinc.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA OHIO

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FINANCE INSURANCE

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