Nationwide’s Gueli named “Woman of Influence”
Awards honor women leaders for their outstanding contributions
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 10, 2006
Liz Christopher (614) 249-7705
Columbus, Ohio— Nationwide is pleased to announce that Susan J. Gueli, Vice President of Information Risk Management, was one of the winners of the 2006 “Women of Influence” Awards.
The awards, co-presented by Alta Associates and CSO magazine, honored four women leaders from four industry sectors for their accomplishments in the fields of information security, risk management and privacy.
“Nationwide is extremely proud of Susan Gueli for being recognized with the “Women of Influence” award,” said Nationwide CIO Michael Keller. “Susan is an example of talent, professionalism and innovation not only at Nationwide, but industry-wide”
Gueli was responsible for providing enterprise leadership and strategic planning for the development, implementation and execution of Nationwide’s information security program. In addition, she provided enterprise leadership and strategic planning for Nationwide’s continuity management practice and execution of Nationwide’s continuity management program. Gueli has recently taken on a new role at Nationwide – vice president of Nationwide Financial's Application Services and Development Competency Center.
Nationwide, based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the world, with more than $158 billion in assets. Nationwide ranks #98 on the Fortune 100 list. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, motorcycles, boats, homeowners, life, commercial insurance, administrative services, annuities, mortgages, mutual funds, pensions and long-term savings plans. The Nationwide companies include the country’s seventh-largest property/casualty, the fourth-largest homeowners, the sixth-largest auto insurance group and the country’s largest farm owners insurer. Nationwide Life Insurance Company, the major subsidiary of Nationwide Financial, ranks 11th in assets according to A.M. Best. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.
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