VAN WERT — Central Insurance announced the selection of Evan Purmort as its chief marketing officer effective Aug. 1 and Cindy Hurless as chief operating officer as of Oct. 8.
Purmort is responsible for the company’s regional operations, communications, distribution and industry relationships. He joined the company in 2003 during high school and previously held the position of vice president-Northeast regional office manager. He’s a 2008 Miami University graduate. He has designations for chartered property casualty underwriter, associated in claims and associates in insurance accounting and finance.
Hurless will lead the company’s services, claims, underwriting and loss control operations. She earned a bachelor’s in business administration from Hope College. She joined Central in 2002 as manager of the mail/supply and commercial lines services department and became vice president of customer services in 2004. She has designations for associates in insurance services and associates in general insurance.