Greg Lashutka announces retirement
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 1, 2007
Eric Hardgrove (614) 677-8516
Columbus, Ohio—Greg Lashutka, Senior Vice President of Corporate Relations for Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, has announced plans to retire at the end of the year.
Since joining Nationwide in 2000, Lashutka enhanced the company’s engagement in the public policy process, significantly raising Nationwide’s profile in Washington. He was a driving force to better engage Nationwide associates about the importance of participation in the election process. Additionally, Lashutka oversaw Nationwide’s trial division operations.
“We wish Greg the best as he turns his attention toward a well-deserved retirement,” said Patricia Hatler, Nationwide’s Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel. “Nationwide has benefited greatly from his unique talents, perspective and leadership.”
Before joining Nationwide, Lashutka served two terms as mayor of Columbus, a partner with the law firm of Squire, Sanders and Dempsey, and Columbus City Attorney. As every Buckeye fan knows, Greg also served as a co-captain of the Ohio State football team, member of the Buffalo Bills pro football team, and color commentator for OSU football games. He earned a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University and a law degree from Capital University Law School, served as an officer in the U.S. Navy, and was president of the National League of Cities.
Nationwide, based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the world, with more than $160 billion in assets. Nationwide ranks #104 on the Fortune 500 list. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, motorcycle, boat, homeowners, life, farm, commercial insurance, administrative services, annuities, mortgages, mutual funds, pensions, long-term savings plans and health and productivity services. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.
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