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Kemper Names Barbara Ciesemier as Head of Corporate Communications


Kemper Corporation (KMPR) announced today that Barbara Ciesemier has joined the company as Assistant Vice President, Corporate Communications, and is responsible for external and internal communication programs for the company.

“Barbara brings extensive communications leadership experience and a strong knowledge of the insurance industry to this newly-created role,” noted Joseph P. Lacher, Jr., Kemper’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “As we move Kemper forward, Barbara will play an important role in getting our message out to key constituencies, while also helping us better define the brands that are part of the Kemper family.”

Most recently, Ciesemier led the corporate communications function at CNO Financial Group, and has also had senior communications roles at Celtic Insurance Company and GATX Corporation. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Drake University.

About Kemper

The Kemper family of companies is one of the nation’s leading insurers. With $8 billion in assets, Kemper is improving the world of insurance by offering personalized solutions for individuals, families and businesses. Kemper's businesses collectively:

  • Offer insurance for home, auto, life, health and valuables
  • Service six million policies
  • Are represented by 20,000 agents and brokers
  • Employ 5,750 associates dedicated to providing exceptional service
  • Are licensed to sell insurance in 50 states and the District of Columbia

Learn more about Kemper.

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