WOODBURY, N.Y., April 5, 2012 – John Pham of Northport., N.Y., has been named vice president of GEICO’s Woodbury, N.Y., regional office. He assumed his new duties on April 1, 2012. Prior to his promotion, Pham served as assistant vice president in the Woodbury office.
“John’s years in our sales and claims operations give him a breadth of experience that few others possess,” said Tony Nicely, GEICO chairman. “He could not be better prepared to meet the challenge of running a region.”
Pham joined GEICO in 1990 as a management intern and advanced through the claims ranks. He was responsible for managing direct handling/claim service representative operations before taking on the challenge of centralizing glass claims companywide. In 1999, Pham became a sales director and later served as general manager of GEICO’s motorcycle division before becoming sales process coordinator for the company’s competitive advantage leadership group. He then served as assistant vice president for claims in GEICO’s regional office in Fredericksburg, Va., prior to assuming the assistant vice president role in Woodbury in 2006.
Pham graduated with honors from George Washington University with a degree in international affairs, and holds the CPCU (Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter) and GEICO Certified Underwriter designations.
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 11 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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