Progressive Car Insurance Recognized by CIO Magazine for Excellence in IT

Progressive named to CIO 100 for second straight year

MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio – June 1, 2010 – CIO magazine has once again named Progressive car insurance to the CIO 100. The CIO 100 award program, now in its 23rd year, recognizes organizations around the world for operational and strategic excellence in information technology.

Progressive was chosen for creating an infrastructure that enables it to more easily expand the products and services it offers to customers.

“We want our customers to have access to a wide range of products and services, including ones we may not develop ourselves,” said Ray Voelker, Progressive’s chief information officer. “Other companies are in similar positions. Progressive IT created a repeatable and efficient way to integrate our systems with those of other companies, so that we can offer their products to our customers, or vice versa. We’re honored that CIO magazine has recognized Progressive for this work.”

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About Progressive

The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies, in business since 1937, is one of the country’s largest auto insurance groups, the largest seller of motorcycle policies, and a market leader in commercial auto insurance based on premiums written.

Progressive is committed to becoming consumers’ #1 choice for auto insurance by providing competitive rates and innovative products and services that meet drivers’ needs throughout their lifetimes, including superior online and in-person customer service, and best-in-class, 24-hour claims service, such as its concierge level of claims service available at service centers located in major metropolitan areas throughout the United States.

Progressive companies offer consumers choices in how to shop for, buy, and manage their auto insurance policies. Progressive offers its products, including personal and commercial auto, motorcycle, boat, and recreational vehicle insurance, through more than 30,000 independent insurance agencies throughout the U.S. and online and by phone directly from the Company. Personal auto products and prices are different when purchased directly from Progressive or through independent agencies. To find an agent or to get a quote, go to Progressive also has a branch that sells car insurance policies online in Australia at