The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, Jan. 17, 2022

Purmort named to Central Insurance bd.

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The Central Insurance Companies have announced the election of Evan Purmort to its Board of Directors, as well as his appointment to the Executive Committee of the Central Companies.

As regional vice president, Purmort oversees the day-to-day operations of the Northeast Regional office, including all underwriting, marketing, and claims functions serving Central’s independent agents in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New York.

Evan Purmort

Purmort joined Central in 2002 during high school as a prep chef at Central-affiliated Willow Bend Country Club and moved on to the Mail and Supply department in Central’s Home Office the following summer.

After graduating from Miami University in 2008, he became a commercial lines technician in the Southeast Region. He was promoted to commercial lines underwriter before transferring to the Southwest Region in 2011 as the marketing manager for Arizona.

He was promoted to the Southwest Management Team in 2012 as a commercial lines supervisor and was then promoted to the position of personal lines manager in 2014. Most recently, he held the position of assistant vice president of the Northeast Regional Office.

Purmort resides in Boston with his wife, Claire, and daughter, Frances.

Central Mutual Insurance Company was founded in 1876 and has evolved into the Central Insurance Companies, a successful property and casualty group providing insurance for more than 350,000 automobiles, homes, and businesses in 20 states. Central is based in Van Wert and operates regional offices in Boston, Atlanta, Dallas, and Van Wert.

The Central group of companies has combined assets of over $1 billion. Central’s A.M. Best rating is A (Excellent).

POSTED: 11/06/17 at 3:48 pm. FILED UNDER: Business