ERIE, Pa. (April 18, 2013) - The shareholders of Erie Indemnity Company (NASDAQ: ERIE) at their annual meeting on April 17, 2013, reelected all 13 incumbent Directors to the Company's Board of Directors for a one-year term. The persons elected to the Board (and their tenure on the Board) are:
At their annual meeting, the shareholders also approved the adoption of a new Equity Compensation Plan.
According to A.M. Best Company, Erie Insurance Group, based in Erie, Pennsylvania, is the 15th largest homeowners insurer and 12th largest automobile insurer in the United States based on direct premiums written and the 20th largest property/casualty insurer in the United States based on total lines net premium written. The Group, rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company, has more than 4.6 million policies in force and operates in 11 states and the District of Columbia. Erie Insurance Group is a FORTUNE 500 company. Erie Insurance is proud to be named a J.D. Power and Associates' 2012 Customer Service Champion. ERIE is one of only 50 U.S. companies so named. Erie Insurance is also recognized on the list of Ward's 50 Group of top performing insurance companies, which analyzes the financial performance of 3,000 property and casualty companies and recognizes the top performers for achieving outstanding results in safety, consistency and financial performance over a five-year period (2007-2011).
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Scott Beilharz, Investor Relations
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