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PIA Announces New Agents' E&O Program with Aon and CNA

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2007 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has announced that agreements have been signed with Aon Affinity...
May 9, 2007

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2007  - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has announced that agreements have been signed with Aon Affinity Insurance Services and the CNA Insurance Company to create a new PIA National Agents' E&O Insurance Program. This new program will be delivered and rolled-out in phases as it grows and adapts to meet the changing needs of Professional Insurance Agents.

"It is a pleasure for me to be able to announce these agreements," said Larry Willis, President of PIA Services, on Sunday April 1, 2007 during PIA National's Board of Directors meeting held in Arlington, Virginia. "They are the result of dedicated effort by our volunteer leadership and PIA national staff. We look forward to working with Aon & CNA as we roll-out our new program."

Regarding the announcement, Donna L. Pile, President of PIA National, said: "PIA members are insurance professionals who turn to their national agents' association for leadership in areas which are vital to their agency's success. We are pleased to announce this new program to help meet their needs for agency E&O coverage."

"We are tremendously excited by our new business relationship with PIA," said Daniel J. Torpey, Senior Vice President, Aon Affinity Insurance Services. "It combines our experience in this line of business with that of the PIA. This new national program provides a great opportunity, and we look forward to a long and profitable relationship."

"Aon and CNA are quality companies with the knowledge, experience and commitment we have been looking for," said PIA National Executive Vice President & CEO Leonard C. Brevik. "This makes it possible for us to 'hit the ground running' with our new program."

Founded in 1931, PIA is a national trade association that represents member insurance agents and their employees who sell and service all kinds of insurance, but specialize in coverage of automobiles, homes and businesses. PIA members are Local Agents Serving Main Street America (SM). PIA's web address is www.pianet.com.

All products and services may not be available in all states.  CNA is a service mark registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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