CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 18, 2009--
American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) (NASDAQ:AFG) announced that
Brian S. Hertzman and Diane P. Weidner were each named Assistant Vice
President of the company.
Mr. Hertzman joined American Financial Group’s Finance Department in
1991 and was promoted to Director of Accounting and Corporate Reporting
in 2002 with responsibilities in the area of SEC reporting and GAAP
accounting. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a
bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance and holds an M.B.A from
Ms. Weidner joined American Financial Group’s Finance Department in
1987. Beginning in 1994, she held numerous positions of increasing
responsibility at Great American Financial Resources, Inc. including
Assistant Vice President of Annuity Accounting. She then joined Great
American Insurance Group’s Technology Division in 2000 and was later
promoted to Divisional Senior VP prior to assuming the position of
Director of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations in 2006. She
graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor’s degree in
Accounting and holds an M.B.A from Xavier University. She is a Certified
Public Accountant in the state of Ohio (non-practicing). Ms. Weidner
serves on the Board of Directors of the Cincinnati Tri-State Chapter of
the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), is an Executive Board
Member of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the American Diabetes
Association and is a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs and the American
Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
About American Financial Group, Inc.
American Financial Group is an insurance holding company, based in
Cincinnati, Ohio with assets in excess of $25 billion. Through the
operations of Great American Insurance Group, AFG is engaged primarily
in property and casualty insurance, focusing on specialized commercial
products for businesses, and in the sale of traditional fixed, indexed
and variable annuities and a variety of supplemental insurance products.
Great American Insurance Group’s roots go back to 1872 with the founding
of its flagship Company, Great American Insurance Company.
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American Financial Group, Inc.
Anne N. Watson, 513-579-6652
President – Investor Relations