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Selective Insurance Group Announces Officer Appointments


BRANCHVILLE, N.J., March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Selective Insurance Company of America, a subsidiary of Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGI), announces the following officer appointments.

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Fadi Elsaid to Senior Vice President, IT Infrastructure and Operations. Mr. Elsaid  joined Selective in January 2019. Prior to that, he served as the Head of IT Infrastructure and Security Operations for Qatar Petroleum. Mr. Elsaid received both his Master in Business Administration and Master of Technology Management from Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey, holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from City College of New York and is a Project Management Professional.

William Becker to Vice President, Brokerage Underwriting. Mr. Becker originally joined Selective in 1981 as a Commercial Lines rater and has held a variety of regional and corporate underwriting leadership positions. Mr. Becker earned his associate's degree in Construction Management from the Williamsport Area Community College and holds designations as both a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and a Certified Insurance Counselor.

Scott Smith to Vice President, Director of Safety Management. Mr. Smith joined Selective in January 2019. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Risk Engineering with North American responsibilities for Chubb. Mr. Smith holds a bachelor's degree in History from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania and has designations as both an Associate in Risk Management and a Certified Risk Manager.

Hans Buvary to Assistant Vice President, Bond Strategic Business Unit Underwriting. Mr. Buvary joined Selective in 2014 as a Regional Bond Manager. Prior to that, he served as an Assistant Regional Bond Manager for The Hartford.  Mr. Buvary holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, with a major in Finance, from Loyola University's College of Business Administration in Illinois.

Jeff Weaver to Assistant Vice President, Management Liability. Mr. Weaver joined Selective in 2011 as a Management Liability Product Manager. He earned his bachelor's degree in Finance from Manhattan College in New York.

About Selective Insurance Group, Inc.
Selective Insurance Group, Inc. is a holding company for 10 property and casualty insurance companies rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best. Through independent agents, the insurance companies offer standard and specialty insurance for commercial and personal risks, and flood insurance underwritten by the National Flood Insurance Program. Selective maintains a website at

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