(West Des Moines, Iowa – September 6, 2022) – Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa (FMH) today announced that Brent Walker has been hired as Chief Brokerage Officer (CBO), effective immediately.
Within his role as CBO, Brent Walker will be responsible for enhancing FMH’s current Property & Casualty product line and assumed reinsurance portfolios by bringing commercial coverage options, such as workers' compensation and other commercial products, to the company’s agents, reinsurance clients, and insureds. Prior to joining FMH, his most recent role was Executive Vice President, Head of Farm, Ranch & Equine, for Global Indemnity based out of Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.
“Brent brings over 20 years of broad insurance industry experience to this role,” said FMH President & CEO Shannon Rutledge. “His career is defined by success in multiple executive leadership positions in property & casualty, agribusiness, corporate strategy, and risk management. Brent’s proven track record and unique breadth of experience makes him well equipped to lead this new division of FMH.”