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Denise Granlun Named Vice President for PMA Companies Philadelphia Branch

Posted on 29 Jan 2013 by Neilson

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PMAPMA Companies is pleased to announce that Denise Granlun has joined the company as Vice President, Philadelphia Branch. Granlun is responsible for leading PMA’s Philadelphia operations, managing the agency distribution system and achieving profitable business growth. PMA’s Philadelphia operations represent its largest branch office.

“We are extremely pleased that Denise is leading our Philadelphia Branch,” said Tony Ciofani, Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, PMA Companies. “Denise is an experienced, well respected insurance professional with strong agency distribution management skills.

In addition, she has a thorough understanding and appreciation for the importance of providing client service that delivers tangible value.” Ciofani noted that from 2006-2010, Granlun served as Assistant Vice President of PMA's Philadelphia Branch and played an instrumental role in successfully executing PMA's agency management and account management initiatives. "Our Philadelphia Office continues to be of vital strategic importance," said Ciofani. "I am confident that under Denise's leadership, our Philadelphia Branch will make significant top and bottom line contributions to PMA Companies."

Granlun has over 20 years of increasing responsibility in the insurance industry in business development and marketing roles. In addition to serving as AVP in PMA’s Philadelphia Branch, Granlun’s previous positions include Business Development Director and Regional Marketing Manager at major insurance carriers. She has a Bachelor of General Studies degree in Management and Marketing from Ohio University and has earned her Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.

About PMA Companies

PMA Companies ( provides risk management solutions and services, specializing in workers’ compensation and offering property and casualty insurance, in the U.S. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, PMA Companies is a member of Old Republic Companies. Old Republic International Corporation (NYSE: ORI) is one of the nation’s 50 largest publicly held insurance organizations.