|[December 04, 2012]
Wells Fargo Insurance Executive Recognized as Industry Leader
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
Wells Fargo (News - Alert) Insurance - part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) -
announced today that Meredith Schnur, senior vice president with its
Professional Risk Group, was named one of the Top 25 "Women to Watch" by Business
Insurance®, a leading publication in the insurance
Meredith Schnur, Wells Fargo Insurance (Photo: Business Wire)
The "Women to Watch" honor is awarded annually to recognize influential
female leaders and executives who provide exemplary work in the fields
of insurance, risk management and employee benefits. The honorees are
selected based on evaluation by Business Insurance®
editors and are judged based on recent achievements, influence in the
field and contributions to the advancement of women in the workplace.
The 2012 "Women to Watch" Awards Luncheon was held today in New York
where current and past honorees came together to celebrate the
achievements of women within the insurance, risk management and employee
"On behalf of Wells Fargo Insurance, we are thrilled Meredith has been
honored as one of The "Women to Watch" by Business Insurance,"
said Laura Schupbach, head of Wells Fargo Insurance. "Her continued
leadership, industry expertise and knowledge of technology errors and
omissions insurance and network risk coverage are invaluable resources
to Wells Fargo Insurance and our customers."
In her role, Schnur specializes i professional liability, technology
errors & omissions, media, network security and privacy related lines of
coverage. She provides consultative services, market negotiations,
policy analysis and placement, policy administration and claims advocacy
services. Schnur established Wells Fargo Insurance's Technology, Privacy
and Network Risk Practice group in 2007. She also helped organize the
first NetDiligence Conference in 2010, co-chaired it during its second
year and co-authored a network security and privacy claims study
sponsored by the organization in 2012. Based in Madison, New Jersey,
Schnur is a frequent speaker at various industry events relating to the
topics of network security and privacy.
About Wells Fargo Insurance
Wells Fargo Insurance  is the fifth largest
insurance broker in the world (Business Insurance, 2012).
With 127 offices in 37 states, Wells Fargo Insurance provides solutions
for a wide range of customers, including retail consumers, high net
worth individuals, small businesses, as well as middle market and large
corporate customers. The 7,000 insurance professionals of Wells Fargo
Insurance write and place $15 billion of risk premiums annually in
property, casualty, benefits, international, personal lines, and life
About Wells Fargo & Company
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified,
community-based financial services company with $1.4 trillion in assets.
Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides
banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial
finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com),
and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank's
customers who conduct business in the global economy. With more than
265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the
United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on
Fortune's 2012 rankings of America's largest corporations. Wells
Fargo's vision is to satisfy all our customers' financial needs and help
them succeed financially.
About Business Insurance®
In print, online and in custom e-mail news alert products, Business
Insurance reports on risk management, risk financing, employee
benefits management and workers compensation. Business Insurance is read
by corporate risk and benefit executives as well as financial and
administrative executives. Its audience also includes insurance brokers,
agents, consultants, insurers, reinsurers, and others concerned with
corporate insurance, risk management, alternative risk
financing, employee benefits, workers compensation and reinsurance.
Circulation is 45,594. It is published by Crain Communications Inc.
 Ranking includes Wells Fargo Insurance Services, USA,
Inc., Wells Fargo Insurance, Inc., and Rural Community Insurance Company
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