RISMEDIA, July 10, 2007—The First American Corporation has named George Grupp chief financial officer of the company’s Specialty Insurance segment.
In his new role, Grupp will be responsible for overseeing the segment’s financial reporting, financial compliance and budgeting, as well as interfacing with independent auditors and rating agencies. In addition, Grupp will advise all companies within the Specialty Insurance segment on financial matters. This includes First American Property & Casualty Insurance Company, where he will maintain his current position as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
“I look forward to working closely with George on all segment financial matters, as well as drawing on his vast knowledge, leadership and experience as the segment continues its growth,” said Marty Wool, president of The First American Corporation’s Specialty Insurance segment.
An industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Grupp began his career with Ernst & Young in Los Angeles, where he conducted the audits of several major insurance companies. During his career, Grupp has worked extensively with the finance and operation functions of title insurance and property and casualty insurance companies.
In addition to his involvement within the industry, Grupp holds a bachelor’s degree in business from California State University, Northridge, and is a certified public accountant.
For more information, visit www.firstam.com.