SOURCE: Acordia, Inc.

November 09, 2006 11:18 ET

Acordia Names Eric Cluxton Managing Director for Its Dayton Operations

CHICAGO, IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 9, 2006 -- Acordia, Inc. has named Eric Cluxton Managing Director of its Dayton, Ohio office. Cluxton will be responsible for the office's growth and expansion.

Before joining Acordia, Cluxton was with Fifth Third Bank, where he served as the Senior Vice President, Retail Administrator. In this role, he was responsible for the sales and service delivery of the retail franchise in Western Ohio.

"I'm excited to announce Eric's role within Acordia," said Dan Goldapp, Regional Managing Director, Acordia Midwest. "Eric brings extensive experience to an office that is poised for growth. As a proven leader, he will help us expand our business while building upon our existing strengths in this key market for Acordia and Wells Fargo."

Cluxton earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He has also received a multitude of degrees and certifications from Kent State University, the University of Delaware, the University of Virginia and the College of Financial Planning in Denver, Colo.

About Acordia

Acordia, Inc., headquartered in Chicago, Ill., is the world's fifth largest insurance brokerage and the largest bank-owned insurance brokerage in the U.S., with over 150 offices in 38 states. Its 4,500 insurance professionals place in excess of $8.5 billion of risk premiums with expertise in property, casualty, benefits, international, personal lines and life products. Acordia is also a member of HLA Global Network. HLA Global, a partnership between London-based Heath Lambert Group and Acordia, Inc., serves as the international arm of Acordia.

Acordia is a subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company, a diversified financial services company with $483 billion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer finance to more than 23 million customers from more than 6,100 stores and the internet ( across North America and internationally. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. has the highest possible credit rating, "Aaa," from Moody's Investors Service and the highest credit rating given to a U.S. bank, "AA+," from Standard & Poor's Ratings Services.

For more information about Acordia, visit or call 312.423.2531.

Contact Information

    Ellen M. Sievert
    Director of Communications
    Acordia, Inc.