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Amerisure Elects New President and CEO

Gregory J. Crabb succeeds current leader Richard F. Russell effective today.

The board of directors at Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company has announced the appointment of Gregory J. Crabb as president and CEO. He will succeed current president and CEO Richard F. Russell effective today.

Russell will remain leader of parent organization Amerisure Mutual Holdings, Inc. until his planned retirement at the end of this year. It is expected that Crabb will assume his remaining leadership responsibilities at that time.

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Crabb joined Amerisure as chief administrative officer in 2008 and has held responsibility for its claims, IT, business process, internal audit, legal and HR departments. For the past three years he has also served as the chair of Amerisure’s Operational Governance Committee, which is responsible for the organization’s daily operations.

“Through the years, Greg has demonstrated his understanding and commitment to Amerisure’s strategy and culture,” says James B. Nicholson, chairman of the board at Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company and the Amerisure Companies.

Russell noted that “[Crabb] has proven his leadership capabilities in his role as CAO and has developed a highly talented leadership team that has made significant improvement in our operations.”

Kelly Sheridan is Associate Editor at Dark Reading. She started her career in business tech journalism at Insurance & Technology and most recently reported for InformationWeek, where she covered Microsoft and business IT. Sheridan earned her BA at Villanova University. View Full Bio

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