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Galen R. Barnes

Galen R. Barnes has been a director since May 2004. Mr. Barnes was formerly President and Chief Operating Officer of Nationwide Mutual Insurance, where he worked from 1975 to 2003. Mr. Barnes held numerous senior and general management roles in various parts of the Nationwide organization, having previously been President of Nationwide Property and Casualty Affiliates and President and Chief Operating Officer of Wausau Insurance. Mr. Barnes has also served on the board or committees for the Insurance Services Office, the Alliance of American Insurers, National Council on Compensation Insurance, and as a member of the Property and Casualty CEO Roundtable. Mr. Barnes received his Fellowship in the Casualty Actuarial Society in 1977. He serves as a board member of unaffiliated World Financial Capital Bank of Salt Lake City, Utah. His voluntary directorships include Ohio Dominican University and the Self Insurance Board of the Ohio State University.