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Safety National announced that Mark Wilhelm, formerly chairman and chief executive officer, has become executive chairman. He will be responsible for the management, development and effective performance of the executive management team, sharing overall responsibility for business operations and financial results with Duane Hercules, the new CEO.

Wilhelm will also provide guidance and oversight in setting the company’s mission, vision, strategic direction and initiatives in addition to responsibility for key stakeholder relationships.

Hercules was formerly Safety National’s president. In his new role, he will provide leadership to develop, execute and achieve strategic business objectives and goals, and will be responsible for advancing the company’s mission while preserving and enhancing its reputation and culture.

John Csik, formerly chief operating officer and chief financial officer, became president. He will be responsible for directing all insurance and reinsurance operations.

Cyndee Morton, formerly executive vice president of Operations and chief innovation officer, became COO and CIO. She will provide executive management oversight to the operations, strategic analysis, budgeting, forecasting and human resources areas in addition to her existing oversight of the enterprise risk management and data analytics department and organizational innovation.

Tom Grove, formerly EVP and chief business development officer, became chief client officer, adding executive management oversight of the client engagement department to his existing oversight of the business development, claims and risk services departments.

Steve Divine, formerly senior vice president Finance and chief accounting officer, became chief financial officer. He will provide senior leadership to the finance and accounting, actuarial and ceded reinsurance departments.

Seth Smith, formerly EVP Underwriting, became EVP and chief underwriting officer – Insurance Underwriting, providing leadership to all insurance underwriting units within the organization.