string(13) "news_articles" State Auto Financial to host webcast of 2015 annual shareholders meeting

State Auto Financial to host webcast of 2015 annual shareholders meeting

2015-05-07

Columbus, Ohio (May 6, 2015) - State Auto Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:STFC) will host a webcast of its 2015 annual shareholders meeting on Friday, May 8, 2015, beginning at 11 a.m. ET. To participate in the webcast, visit StateAuto.com/STFC. An archived version of the webcast will be available at approximately 2 p.m. ET on Friday, May 8.

STFC's 2015 annual shareholders meeting will include Michael E. LaRocco being presented for election to the STFC board of directors. In March, State Auto announced the hiring of LaRocco, effective April 27, 2015. His duties as president and chief executive officer will commence on May 8, 2015. He will succeed current President, CEO and Chairman Robert P. Restrepo Jr., who will remain as chairman until his retirement on Dec. 31, 2015.

State Auto Financial Corporation, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, is a super regional property and casualty insurance holding company and is proud to be a Trusted Choice® company partner and one of Forbes' 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies in America. STFC stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, which is a segment of the NASDAQ Global Market with the highest initial listing standards of any exchange in the world.

The insurance subsidiaries of State Auto Financial Corporation are part of the State Auto Group. The State Auto Group markets its insurance products throughout the United States, through independent insurance agencies, which include retail agencies and wholesale brokers. The State Auto Group is rated A- (Excellent) by the A.M. Best Company and includes State Automobile Mutual, State Auto Property & Casualty, State Auto Ohio, State Auto Wisconsin, Milbank, Meridian Security, Patrons Mutual, Rockhill Insurance, Plaza Insurance, American Compensation and Bloomington Compensation. Additional information on State Auto Financial Corporation and the State Auto Insurance Companies can be found online at http://www.StateAuto.com/STFC.