Donegal Insurance Group Honored for Technology Adoption

MARIETTA, Pa., Oct. 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Donegal Insurance Group has been honored by IVANS Insurance Solutions, a division of Applied Systems, for the company's technology adoption and for its position as an industry leader with regard to commercial download adoption.

Donegal received the 2014 Interface Leadership Award from IVANS. The award continues the IVANS tradition of honoring insurance carriers for excellence in information exchange with their independent insurance agencies. "The relationship Donegal has formed with IVANS and the most recent push for download adoption by Donegal agencies continues to increase participation," said Barb Doyle, vice president, Donegal Insurance Group.

Seventy-two carriers were nominated for the highest customer honor from IVANS, but only ten carriers received the award. IVANS Insurance Solutions is the insurance industry's connectivity and information exchange provider.

"Each year through the Interface Partner Award, we are pleased to recognize leading insurance carriers who are leveraging IVANS Download and IVANS Real Time solutions to further the exchange of information with their agencies and among the insurance industry as a whole," said Doug Johnson, vice president, IVANS Insurance Solutions. "Increasing connectivity among carriers, agents, and the insured is critical to increasing business productivity and delivering superior customer service, enabling all industry stakeholders to remain competitive in today's marketplace."

Based in Marietta, Pennsylvania, Donegal Insurance Group consists of nine property and casualty insurance companies that provide full lines of personal, farm, and commercial insurance to various regions in the country through a network of independent insurance agencies. The Donegal Insurance Group includes Donegal Mutual Insurance Company and the insurance subsidiaries of Donegal Group Inc. (Nasdaq:DGICA) (Nasdaq:DGICB). For more information about Donegal Insurance Group, please visit

CONTACT: Jason Bugg Corporate Communications Coordinator Office: 800-877-0600 ext. 7144 Mobile: 717-917-4830 jasonbugg@donegalgroup.comSource:Donegal Group Inc.