San Diego, Calif. (November 15, 2010)–WorkCompWire– Golden Eagle Insurance, a Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation regional company, today announced the appointment of Spencer J. Donkin to President and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Donkin joins Golden Eagle Insurance from Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation’s Regional Companies Group, where he was Senior Vice President, Agency Management. In this capacity, his responsibilities included working with the regional companies to improve territory manager effectiveness and developing agency relationship programs. Donkin joined Liberty Mutual Group in 2008 with the company’s acquisition of Safeco Insurance. His insurance career spans more than 25 years, beginning with Safeco Insurance in 1985 as a commercial lines underwriter and rising to Senior Vice President, Sales between 2006 and 2008.
“Spencer has been instrumental in developing and executing our overall field sales model and
servings as our liaison to national agencies and agency associations,” said Scott R. Goodby, executive
vice president, Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation, and president, Regional Companies Group.
“His leadership skills and industry expertise in underwriting, marketing and distribution, sales, and
the independent agency system will further Golden Eagle’s strong agency relationships and
prominence in California.”
“I look forward to meeting and working with the great team at Golden Eagle,” said Donkin.
“The company has a solid legacy with its agents and the businesses it insures, and we intend to
advance our strong position in the marketplace as the premier writer of commercial lines for
Mr. Donkin will be based in Golden Eagle Insurance’s home office in San Diego.
About Golden Eagle Insurance
Golden Eagle Insurance offers commercial property and casualty products in California through
appointed independent agents. Headquartered in San Diego and with regional offices in Aliso Viejo
and Walnut Creek, Golden Eagle Insurance maintains a strong, competitive presence in the
commercial insurance marketplace by offering ease-of-doing business, local decision making,
consistency, and strong relationships.
Golden Eagle Insurance is part of Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation, a business unit of Liberty
Mutual Group, consisting of property and casualty and specialty insurance carriers that distribute
their products and services primarily through independent agents and brokers. Liberty Mutual
Group ranks 71 on the Fortune 500 list of the largest U.S. corporations based on 2009 revenues.
The company has financial strength ratings of A (Excellent) from the A.M. Best Company, A2
(Good) from Moody’s Investors Service, and A- (Strong) from Standard & Poor’s.
Source: Golden Eagle
Contact: Christopher Goetcheus, 774-279-5923