May 17, 2012

Western National Selected to Receive Minnesota Business Ethics Award

(Minneapolis, Minn.) Western National Insurance Group (WNIG) of Edina, Minn., today announced that it has been selected as the 2012 Minnesota Business Ethics Award (MBEA) recipient in the medium-size company category.

The MBEA, which is administered annually by the Center for Ethical Business Cultures and the Society of Financial Services Professionals (Twin Cities Chapter), recognizes Minnesota businesses that exemplify and promote ethical conduct in the workplace, marketplace, and community. Now in its 13th year, the MBEA has recognized 38 Minnesota-based businesses ranging in size from less than 10 employees to more than 150,000.

“It’s an honor to receive the Minnesota Business Ethics Award,” said Stuart Henderson, president and chief executive officer of Western National Insurance Group. "Acting with integrity in the service of others is not only our mission but also a deeply ingrained part of our company's culture. We look forward to many more years of serving our policyholders, employees, and agency partners according to the same high ethical standards that have brought us here."

Western National Insurance Group, headquartered in Edina, Minn., is a super-regional group of nine active companies serving the property-and-casualty insurance needs of individuals, families, and businesses. The group’s products are sold exclusively through professional independent agents in 14 states in the Midwestern, Northwestern, and Southwestern U.S.

For further information, please contact:

Steve Norman, AIT
Director of Communications
(952) 921–5680 or (800) 862–6070 Ext. 7680

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