PEORIA, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RLI Corp. (NYSE: RLI) -- RLI Corp. announced today that Greg Chilson has been promoted to Vice President, RLI Surety. In his new role, Chilson will oversee RLI’s four Surety segments: Commercial Surety, Contract Surety, Energy Surety and Miscellaneous Surety.
Chilson began his career at RLI in 1999 as part of the Underwriters Indemnity acquisition. Prior to joining Underwriters Indemnity in 1993, he was Assistant Vice President, Financial Reporting for American General. After joining RLI as an Underwriter, he was promoted to Vice President of Energy Surety in 2014. He holds a bachelor’s in accounting from University of Texas and is a CPA. He also holds the Texas Managing General Agent and Texas Surplus Lines Agency license.
“For the past 16 years, Greg has successfully driven profitable growth in our Energy Surety business,” said RLI Insurance Company President & COO Craig Kliethermes. “I am confident that his deep surety underwriting experience and strong customer focus will be an asset to the Surety division and will further its future success.”
RLI Corp. (NYSE: RLI) is a specialty insurer serving diverse, niche property, casualty and surety markets. The company provides deep underwriting expertise and superior service to commercial and personal lines customers nationwide. RLI’s products are offered through its insurance subsidiaries RLI Insurance Company, Mt. Hawley Insurance Company and Contractors Bonding and Insurance Company. All of RLI’s subsidiaries are rated A+ “Superior” by A.M. Best Company, a distinction held by fewer than 10 percent of property and casualty insurance companies in the U.S. RLI has paid and increased dividends for 40 consecutive years and delivered underwriting profits for 19 consecutive years. To learn more about RLI and its 50-year history of financial strength, visit www.rlicorp.com.
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Source: RLI Corp.