COLUMBUS, Ohio – April 13, 2007 – State Auto Insurance Companies’ President, Chairman and CEO Bob Restrepo was featured in the April 12 Leadership Lessons Live forum presented by Franklin University.
As the first CEO to be hired from outside the organization in State Auto’s 85-year history, Restrepo shared his insight into turning leadership challenges into opportunities. An audio version of Restrepo’s remarks is available on the Web site of Franklin University’s Leadership Center athttp://leadership.franklin.edu/Lessons.htm.
The Franklin University Leadership Center serves as both a catalyst and a major resource dedicated to raising the level of leadership in central Ohio. The Leadership Center serves organizations in the four sectors of business, community, government and education. Leadership resources and information can be found at leadership.franklin.edu.
The State Auto Insurance Companies, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, are engaged primarily in writing personal and commercial insurance products through more than 22,500 independent agents associated with approximately 3,300 agencies in 29 states. The State Auto Companies include State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STFC), and State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company, which is one of only 14 companies rated A+ (Superior) by the A.M. Best Company every year since 1954. More information is available online at StateAuto.com.