This excerpt taken from the ALL 8-K filed Dec 20, 2006.
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 20, 2006, the Registrant announced that James E. Hohmann had been named president and chief executive officer of Allstate Financial to succeed Casey J. Sylla, who will retire in early 2007. A copy of the press release announcing this leadership change is attached as Exhibit 99 to this report.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits