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The Motorists Insurance Group Joins Trusted Choice

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 1, 2008—The Motorists Insurance Group, which includes Motorists Mutual Insurance Company, Wilson Mutual Insurance Company and Iowa Mutual Insurance Company, is the newest independent agency system insurance organization to join the Trusted Choice® brand movement.

“Motorists’ commitment to Trusted Choice® is a natural extension of the group of companies’ historical support of the independent agency system,”says John J. Bishop, chairman, president and CEO of The Motorists Insurance Group. “Our companies are proud to be part of this important branding effort.”

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, The Motorists Insurance Group markets personal, commercial and life insurance products. The companies in the group offer personal lines, commercial lines and life insurance products sold by a network of thousands of agents.  The Motorists Insurance Group has an A rating with AM Best. For more information, go to

“We are very pleased and enthusiastic about having The Motorists Insurance Group join Trusted Choice® ,” says Scott Nein, Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Insurance Agents of Ohio, Inc.  “The companies of The Motorists Insurance Group have a long and storied commitment to independent insurance agents and the Trusted Choice® brand is an excellent avenue to continue that commitment.”

 “The Motorists Insurance Group has a singular vision and purpose to be the best choice possible for policyholders, agents, sales representatives and associates, and it is clear that vision influenced their decision to support the Trusted Choice® brand program,” says Dave Evans, Executive Director of Trusted Choice®. “They clearly want to do what is best for their agents, customers and the independent agency system as a whole.”

Trusted Choice® was launched in 2001 by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (the Big “I”) and several independent agency companies to highlight the benefits independent agencies and brokerage firms offer consumers—choice of companies, customization of policies and advocacy support.

Trusted Choice® educates consumers about the benefits of using independent agents and brokers for their insurance needs: choice of companies, customized policies and advocacy support. Trusted Choice® is the consumer marketing identity for more than 10,400 independent insurance agencies, brokerage firms, their branch locations and 54 leading insurance companies, including Motorists Insurance Group. and


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