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Farmers Insurance Appoints Alan Gildemeister as Chairman of the Fire Insurance Exchange Board of Governors

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Alan Gildemeister Appointed Chairman Of Fire Insurance Exchange Board Of Governors; Part Of The Farmers Insurance Group of Companies

Los Angeles, Calif. (March 30, 2015) — Farmers Insurance today announced the appointment of Alan Gildemeister as Chairman of the Fire Insurance Exchange Board of Governors effective March 16, 2015. The Fire Insurance Exchange is part of the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies. Gildemeister succeeds Dale Marlin, who served two separate terms as Chair, and will continue to serve on the Boards of Governors for the Fire Insurance Exchange and Farmers Insurance Exchange.


Gildemeister joined the Fire Insurance Exchange Board in 2009 and has served as Vice Chair for the past three years. Gildemeister also remains on the Board of the Truck Insurance Exchange, which he joined in 2003.


“We applaud the fine work Dale Marlin has done for Farmers and are thrilled to retain her expertise on our Boards. I’m really excited about Al’s appointment, as he brings valuable leadership qualities to the Board and we look forward to working with him in his new capacity as Chairman of the Fire Insurance Exchange,” said Jeff Dailey, CEO of Farmers Insurance.


"I am proud to lead the Fire Insurance Exchange and look forward to continuing the more than eight decade commitment that Farmers has made to provide customers with industry leading products and first-rate customer service,” said Gildemeister.


Alan Gildemeister is a well-respected leader in sales, sales management, and business ownership within the machine tool industry and is the owner of International Technologies in the Chicago area.