On February 11, 2020, Scott Martin retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of Pekin Insurance during the Annual Meeting of The Farmers Automobile Insurance Association. He will remain in his position of Chairman of the Board of Pekin Insurance. “Everything that has been accomplished at Pekin Insurance has been done through the efforts of a great team that I have been honored to be a part of,” he said. “The company is going to celebrate its 100th birthday soon, and the success and longevity is the result of dedication and hard work by our employees and the support of our agents that believe in us.”
In the same meeting, Dan Connell, CPA, was elected President and Chief Executive Officer of the Property/Casualty companies of Pekin Insurance and Chief Executive Officer of Pekin Life Insurance Company.
Brian Lee was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer/Life, while Mike Zabinski was promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Risk Officer.
Pekin Insurance has been in business since 1921 and is one of the leading insurers in the state of Illinois. Pekin Insurance offers multiple lines of insurance in 24 states through its growing agency force, which now totals over 1,100 independent agencies and over 8,100 insurance producers. The company is headquartered in Pekin, Illinois, with eight service offices located around the country.