Industry veteran to lead Midwest regional company.
CARMEL, IN, March 01, 2021 /Neptune100/ — The board of directors of Indiana Farmers Mutual Insurance Company today announced the selection of Wes Sprinkle to become the company’s CEO-elect. Sprinkle will assume the role of president and CEO on Jan. 2, 2022, upon the retirement of the company’s current president and CEO, Kim Smith.
“Wes is a proven insurance industry leader,” said Judy Palmer, board chair, Indiana Farmers Insurance. “It is with great confidence and enthusiasm that we have selected Wes to lead our company.”
Sprinkle, a 25-year insurance industry veteran, comes to Indiana Farmers Insurance from CNA, where he led the company’s Small Business segment. Prior to CNA, Sprinkle was chief operating officer of Allstate’s Business Insurance division. A Hoosier native and Purdue University graduate, Sprinkle earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
“I am incredibly honored and excited to be joining Indiana Farmers Insurance,” Sprinkle said. “The company has a proud and successful history, a great culture, a talented group of associates, and a bold vision.”
About Indiana Farmers Insurance
Indiana Farmers Insurance is a Midwest-based company that writes auto, home, farm, and business insurance. Providing insurance solutions to our members has been our only mission since 1877. We are different than many insurance companies in that we are a mutual company with no stockholders or investors. We exist only to serve our policyholders. For more information visit indianafarmers.com.