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Central Insurance Appoints New General Counsel

Van Wert, OH (March 26, 2024) -- Central Insurance recently announced Jordan Martell as the new General Counsel for both Central Mutual and All America companies, effective March 11.

“Jordan possesses the qualities and qualifications that align with Central's vision and values. His understanding of the legal landscape will be invaluable to our organization, further strengthening our commitment to excellence and innovation,” said Evan Purmort, CEO and president.

Martell comes to Central from Pacific Life, where he served as vice president and associate general counsel. His knowledge and expertise span many areas, including cybersecurity, emerging technology, intellectual property, reinsurance, and corporate risk insurance. The Central Mutual Insurance Company was founded in Van Wert, Ohio, in 1876 and has since evolved into Central Insurance, a property and casualty insurance carrier providing premium coverage for hundreds of thousands of individuals and businesses across the country. Central Insurance remains based in Van Wert and operates regional offices in Boston, Atlanta, and Dallas, with satellite offices in Columbus and Salt Lake City. Central Insurance has combined assets of more than $2 billion. Central Insurance’s A.M. Best rating is A (Excellent). For more information, please visit



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