Auto-Owners Insurance Receives J.D. Power and Associates Award

LANSING, Mich., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto-Owners Insurance is proud to be recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with the Auto Insurance Claims Experience" for the fifth year in a row. The company received this recognition in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and again for 2012.

Auto-Owners Insurance, which has been involved in a safe driving campaign "W82TXT," was ranked highest based on a study of 12,508 responses, ranking 26 auto insurance providers.

The company attributes its success to the contribution of independent agencies that represent Auto-Owners and assist in the claims process.

"There is nothing more important to the Auto-Owners team than customer satisfaction. As an insurance company, receiving this recognition is truly an honor and a reflection of the hard work and commitment of all our associates and our loyal independent agents in the claims process," said Jeff Harrold, chairman & CEO. "To receive this recognition for the fifth year in a row is a positive reinforcement that we have brought peace of mind to those who needed us most. After all, that is what insurance is all about."

Auto-Owners Insurance has provided the same high standards of service for over 96 years. The company's tradition of keeping the focus on serving the customer is how it has earned its reputation of the "No Problem"® people. Auto-Owners Insurance, a Fortune 500 company, sells its products solely through over 6,000 independent agencies. Auto-Owners currently holds the status of being ranked the 16th largest insurer in the country. Headquartered in the Greater Lansing Area, Auto-Owners Insurance employs more than 4,000 associates. The company is comprised of five property and casualty companies and a life company, and writes business in 26 states.

SOURCE Auto-Owners Insurance