SOURCE: Wells Fargo Insurance Services

June 11, 2007 10:19 ET

Wells Fargo Insurance Services Names Gina Samland Managing Director of Its Omaha Office

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - June 11, 2007) - Wells Fargo Insurance Services has named Gina Samland Managing Director of its Omaha, Nebraska office. Her responsibilities include the overall management, direction, expansion, and growth of the Omaha office.

"We are delighted to have Gina join the Wells Fargo Insurance Services team," said Keith Burkhardt, President of Wells Fargo Insurance Services of Minnesota, Inc. "Gina brings extensive brokerage experience and is a proven leader who will help us increase our revenue and growth objectives in this key market."

Samland most recently served as Vice President, Health and Benefits Practice Leader for Aon Corporation. In this role, she was responsible for developing new business opportunities and growing revenue. Prior to that, Samland was an Assistant Vice President with Marsh USA, Inc.

Samland earned a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Wells Fargo Insurance Services is the fifth-largest insurance brokerage and the largest bank-owned insurance brokerage in the United States, with more than 150 offices in 38 states. Its 4,500 insurance professionals place more than $8.5 billion of risk premiums with expertise in property, casualty, benefits, international, personal lines, and life products. Wells Fargo acquired Acordia, Inc. in May 2001.

Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company with $486 billion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer finance to more than 23 million customers from more than 6,000 stores and the Internet ( across North America and internationally. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. is the only bank in the U.S., and one of only two banks worldwide, to have the highest credit rating from both Moody's Investors Service, "Aaa," and Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, "AAA."

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    Ellen Sievert
    National Director, Corporate Communications
    Wells Fargo Insurance Services