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UFG names Matt Schleier marketing manager for Midwest region

Released on: Apr 29, 2016, 00:00 AM
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – April 29, 2016 – Matt Schleier, has been named Midwest regional marketing manager by United Fire Group (UFG). The Midwest region includes the states of Arkansas, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio and South Dakota.

"We chose Matt because of the enthusiasm he has not only for the position but marketing in general, along with his love for UFG," said Vice President and Midwest Manager Corey Ruehle. "Matt has developed a solid plan with good ideas to move the marketing department to the next level."

Matt, who was most recently a production marketing representative in the Midwest region, brings 13 years of industry experience to the position, including marketing, claims and underwriting experience. He has been with UFG since September 2011.

About United Fire Group, Inc. (UFG).

Founded in 1946 as United Fire & Casualty Company, United Fire Group, Inc. (UFG), through its insurance company subsidiaries, is engaged in the business of writing property and casualty insurance and life insurance, as well as selling annuities. UFG is licensed in 45 states, plus the District of Columbia, and is represented by 1,200 independent agencies. The UFG pool is rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. A subsidiary, United Life Insurance Company, is licensed in 37 states, and is represented by approximately 1,200 independent life agencies. Both entities are headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. UFCS shares trade on the NASDAQ global select stock market (NASDAQ OMX/GS: UFCS).

For more information about UFG, visit www.ufginsurance.com.
Contact: Colleen Scholer, Corporate Communications Manager, 319-399-5622 or cscholer@unitedfiregroup.com