GLENVIEW – Combined Insurance, a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health and life insurance products, today announces it has named Robert Schmidt of Algonquin senior divisional manager.
As senior divisional manager, Schmidt will be responsible for driving profitable revenue growth within his division, overseeing 170 agents and managers, selecting and developing top talent, and implementing a new agent training and development system.
Schmidt joined Combined Insurance as an agent in 1988. He then moved into management, where he held several positions with increasing responsibility including territory manager, district manager, sub-regional manager, regional manager, and divisional manager. Most recently he served as vice president, divisional manager until his promotion to senior divisional manager in September 2012.
While serving as sub-regional manager in the field, Schmidt had the highest retention in North America for two consecutive years.