FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Owens Group Announces Executive Leadership Changes, Reflecting Continuity and Strong Succession Planning
President Bob Owens to serve as CEO and Joe Ehrlich, Executive Vice President, has been named President.
New Jersey, May 1, 2019 –Owens Group, a third-generation, family-owned and managed insurance firm, is pleased to announce effective immediately executive leadership changes designed to support its continued long-term strategy growth and perpetuation plans. Bob Owens, 69, will assume the role of CEO, and Joe Ehrlich, 52, has been promoted to President of the firm. Owens Group has been providing corporate and individual clients with insurance solutions since 1957, with a footprint that extends throughout the country and abroad.
These leadership changes are the next phase in implementing the inter-generational management progression plan at Owens Group. Joe will focus on the overall long-term strategic direction and success of the company while Bob, who joined Owens Group in 1978, will continue to be actively engaged in all of areas of the firm’s practice.
“Throughout our 60-plus-year history we have experienced consistent organic growth,” commented Bob, “due to our core values of integrity, honesty and transparency, and our client-centric culture of developing long-term personal relationships and partnerships. Joe has been committed to fostering these values since joining Owens Group in 2004 and has been instrumental in the company’s growth. In his new role, Joe will continue to position us for success well into the future.”
“We have been a longstanding player on the insurance landscape, protecting the dreams and goals of families, individuals, and businesses. I look forward to continuing our roadmap of success while leveraging technology advances and industry innovations to deliver the kind of quality products, services, expertise and talent synonymous with Owens Group,” said Joe.
About Owens Group
Founded in 1957 by Herbert Owens, Owens Group is a third-generation, family-owned insurance business, with many of its corporate and family clients with the firm since it opened its doors. Owens Group offers professional expertise and personalized attention and provides secure and comprehensive personal and business insurance and employee benefits solutions. Headquartered in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Owens Group serves clients throughout the United States and worldwide with many of its corporate clients having operations in South America, Europe, and Asia. https://www.owensgroup.com/