Ed Largent: President, CEO & Board Chair of Westfield

Ed Largent

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Diverse leadership roles in the property and casualty industry uniquely position Ed Largent to lead Westfield into the future.

Largent joined the Company in 1986, has been President of Westfield Insurance since 2011, and was appointed CEO and President of Westfield Insurance in July 2015. In this role, he leads Westfield’s multi-line, regional property and casualty insurance and surety operation with $1.9 billion in revenue and over $6.3 billion in total assets. In 2016, he was named Chairman of Ohio Farmers Insurance Company (parent company of Westfield Insurance and Westfield Bank, FSB). Largent’s prior leadership roles include Group Administration Leader and Chief Technology Officer.

Throughout his career, Largent has demonstrated success building and leading teams focused on operational performance improvements, cultivating strong distribution relationships, investing in critical capabilities and enhancing the quality and depth of data and analytics to improve business performance.

Largent’s diverse background is also exemplified in his volunteer activities, as he serves on the boards of a variety of trade associations and non-profit groups, including the Insurance Information Institute, the Playhouse Square Foundation, the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America, The Institutes, and the Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP).

Largent holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Bowling Green State University and is a 2008 graduate of the Executive Institute at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

About Westfield Insurance

Westfield was founded in 1848 by a small group of hard-working farmers who believed in the promise of the future and the power of the individual. Today, as one of the nation’s leading property and casualty (P&C) companies, we remain true to their vision and are dedicated to your protection and prosperity and to the progress of our community. Learn more about Westfield at www.westfieldinsurance.com

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