WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct., 28, 2010 – Robin Burdick has been named vice president of the GEICO companies. In her new role, she will direct the continued growth and expansion of GEICO’s field representative (GFR) program at the company’s headquarters in Chevy Chase, Md. Burdick previously served as assistant vice president of underwriting for the company’s Lakeland, Fla., regional office.
“Robin has managed underwriting activities for our Florida operations through an exceptional period of growth,” said Tony Nicely, GEICO chief executive officer. “She is joining a unit that has grown even faster in recent years, but she is ready for this challenge.”
Burdick joined GEICO in 1975 as an underwriter in the Macon, Ga., regional office. During her tenure, she has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility in underwriting and sales, including sales supervisor, underwriting manager and sales and service director.
Burdick holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Georgia College in Milledgeville, Ga.
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 12 million private passenger customers and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
GEICO's online service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy changes, claims reporting and to print insurance ID cards.
GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
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