Hastings Mutual taps new underwriting head

Hastings Mutual taps new underwriting head | Insurance Business

Hastings Mutual taps new underwriting head

Hastings Mutual Insurance Company has announced the appointment of Jay DePasquale as vice president and chief underwriting officer.

DePasquale previously served as assistant vice president for commercial lines. He has more than 30 years of industry experience, with a background in management and underwriting. He holds the CIC and CRM certifications.

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“I am looking forward to working more closely with our personal lines and farm lines teams, and continuing my relationship with our commercial lines underwriters,” DePasquale said. “We’re working on a lot of projects now that will make writing business with Hastings Mutual even better for our agents and customers.”

Hastings Mutual Insurance Company is a regional property and casualty insurer that offers commercial, personal and farm products through a network of more than 500 independent agents. Founded in 1885, the company operates in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio and Wisconsin.