GEICO promotes George Rogers to senior vice president

Lakeland, Fla., Aug. 14, 2015 – George Rogers has been promoted to senior vice president at GEICO. Rogers' new responsibilities include oversight for GEICO's southeast and Midwest operations in addition to his current duties as vice president of GEICO's regional operations in Lakeland, Fla.

"George brings a tremendous breadth of experience from having held executive positions in three regional offices as well as at the corporate headquarters," said GEICO President Bill Roberts. "He has successfully tackled many challenges during his career with GEICO, and I'm confident he'll succeed in this new role as well."

Rogers joined GEICO in 1969, and has held positions as director of performance review and regional liability director early in his career. From 1993 to 1996, he served as assistant vice president of claims in GEICO's Macon, Ga., regional office. In 1996, Rogers was promoted to vice president of GEICO claims and a year later, he was named the company's chief claims officer. In 2000, Rogers was chosen to head GEICO's Dallas, Texas, regional operations, prior to assuming his current position as regional vice president of GEICO's Lakeland office in 2002.

Rogers earned a bachelor's degree in business from The University of Maryland where he graduated cum laude. Professionally, he has served on the National Association of Independent Insurers' Executive Claims Committee, the Board of Governors for the National Insurance Crime Bureau, along with numerous other industry advisory boards.

In addition to his GEICO duties, Rogers serves on the board of directors for Florida Southern College and the Chairman's Circle of the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce. He previously served on the Macon Chamber of Commerce and the American Cancer Society, the board of directors of Polk Businesses for World-Class Education and the United Way of Central Florida and the VISTE organization.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 14 million private passenger customers and insures more than 23 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

Using GEICO's online service center, policyholders can purchase policies, make policy changes, report claims and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through the GEICO App, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent.

GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for 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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