SOURCE: Wells Fargo Insurance Services

August 20, 2007 17:55 ET

Wells Fargo Insurance Services Names John Ramonas Vice President, Property Marketing Executive of Its Risk Management Practice

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - August 20, 2007) - Wells Fargo Insurance Services has named John Ramonas Vice President, Property Marketing Executive of its Risk Management practice. In this role, Ramonas will be responsible for supporting the Risk Management efforts in the New Jersey and New York offices. More specifically, he will concentrate on client advisory and marketing for large accounts.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo Insurance Services, Ramonas spent the last six years in both underwriting and retail brokerage. He has experience handling risks for a variety of industries including financial services, real estate, energy, and manufacturing operations. Most recently, Ramonas held a variety of positions with Willis of New York, Inc. including Vice President, Team Leader, Middle Market Property and Assistant Vice President, Risk Management, Property.

"John adds strength and depth to our risk management capabilities. He will be of great assistance to our clients and Wells Fargo business partners," said Kevin Kenny, Regional Managing Director for Wells Fargo Insurance Services East region.

Ramonas graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and a minor in Business. He is a licensed New York Insurance broker and has achieved the ARM designation.

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."

Contact Information

    Ellen Sievert
    National Director, Corporate Communications
    Wells Fargo Insurance Services