This excerpt taken from the ALL 8-K filed Nov 4, 2009.
Building on Allstates Strong Leadership
The company continues to build upon its strong leadership team. In October, two new leaders joined the company. Matthew Winter became president and chief executive officer of Allstate Financial and Mark La Neve became Allstates chief marketing officer. Matts experience and leadership will enable Allstate Financial to continue successfully implementing Focus to Win and generate growth by addressing the middle
markets unmet protection and retirement needs, said Wilson. Marks experience in strengthening brands through customer-focused product design and local sales will drive our efforts to reinvent protection and retirement.
George E. Ruebenson, president, Allstate Protection, announced that he will retire at year-end 2009 after nearly 40 years of service. Georges service to our customers, employees and shareholders has strengthened Allstate and positioned us for the future, said Wilson.
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The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nations largest publicly held personal lines insurer. Widely known through the Youre In Good Hands With Allstate® slogan, Allstate is reinventing protection and retirement to help more than 17 million households insure what they have today and better prepare for tomorrow. Consumers access Allstate insurance products and services through Allstate agencies, independent agencies, and Allstate exclusive financial representatives in the U.S. and Canada, as well as via www.allstate.com and 1-800 Allstate®.