GEICO elects Greg Kalinsky to executive vice president post

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GEICO elects Greg Kalinsky to executive vice president post - Business Wire (press release) insurance

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The GEICO
Board of Directors this week elected Greg Kalinsky executive vice
president of the GEICO Insurance Companies. He will continue to serve as
chief information officer, with responsibilities for IT operations,
along with GEICO’s underwriting research and control activities, pricing
and product management, centralized services and the company’s
competitive advantage leadership group.

Kalinsky had most recently served as a senior vice president. He began
his career at GEICO in 1985 in the mailroom, while attending college at
night.

“I am thrilled and honored by this opportunity,” said Kalinsky. “I look
forward to continuing to work with the talented leaders at GEICO in
growing our business in exciting ways and providing great value to our
customers.”

During the course of his GEICO career, Kalinsky held management
assignments in key areas of the company including sales, service and
product management. At one time he headed underwriting activities for
the company’s regional office in Fredericksburg, Va., and served as vice
president of GEICO’s regional office in San Diego. In 2004, he was
elected to the GEICO Board of Directors.

“Greg has had a terrific career with GEICO, and has made the most of
every opportunity along the way,” said Bill Roberts, GEICO president and
COO. “He has a thorough understanding of our company at all levels, and
has proven himself to be an outstanding and effective leader in every
capacity. He is well prepared to take on this new challenge.”

Kalinsky completed his J.D. degree from the George Mason University
School of Law in 2000, and also served in GEICO’s general counsel’s
office.

GEICO
(Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire
Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger
auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in
1936, provides millions of auto
insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to
serve more than 14 million private passenger customers, insuring more
than 23 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

Using GEICO’s online
service center, policyholders can purchase policies, make policy
changes, report claims and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can
also connect to GEICO through the GEICO
App, reach a representative over
the phone or visit a GEICO
local agent.

GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles,
all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes
(RVs). Coverage for life, homes and apartments is written by
non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO
Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella
protection are also available.

For more information, go to www.geico.com.