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Kemper Corporation Appoints C. Thomas Evans, Jr. as General Counsel; Promotes John M. Boschelli to Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

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Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) announced today that it appointed C. Thomas Evans, Jr. as Kemper’s General Counsel. Evans will report directly to Donald G. Southwell, Kemper’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. In conjunction with this promotion, Kemper also promoted Nan Hoff to Deputy General Counsel, reporting to Evans. These moves follow the previously announced planned retirement of the company’s former General Counsel, Scott Renwick, at the end of June 2015.

In addition, the company announced today the promotion of Kemper’s Chief Investment Officer, John Boschelli, to Senior Vice President from Vice President. Boschelli will continue to report to Southwell.

“Tom has been an integral part of our legal department for 23 years, and brings valuable insights from his most recent role as Associate General Counsel and Secretary. Additionally, Nan has contributed greatly in her role as Associate General Counsel and most recently as Interim General Counsel for Kemper. She did an outstanding job in this capacity,” said Southwell.

“John’s leadership of Kemper investments has enabled us to deliver excellent portfolio returns despite the low interest rate environment. We are pleased to promote John to the Senior Vice President level as he continues to lead investments. I look forward to the contributions from each of these senior executives,” concluded Southwell.

Evans has been Kemper’s Associate General Counsel and Secretary since 2011. He joined the company’s legal department in 1992. Prior to joining the company, Evans was a corporate litigator with Winston & Strawn. Evans earned his Bachelor of Arts at Centre College and Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame. He is a member of the Illinois Bar.

Hoff joined the company in 2004. Prior to joining Kemper, she was Assistant General Counsel at APAC Customer Services, Inc. and Counsel at FMC Corporation. Hoff earned her Bachelor of Science and Juris Doctor from University of Illinois, Champaign. She is a member of the Illinois Bar.

Boschelli has been Kemper’s Chief Investment Officer since 2009 and a Vice President of the company since 2007. He has 25 years of corporate finance experience, with all but one year at Kemper. Boschelli earned his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Northern Illinois University and Masters of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Illinois, Chicago. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Certified Public Accountant as well as a Fellow, Life Management Institute.

About Kemper

The Kemper family of companies is one of the nation’s leading insurers. With $8 billion in assets, Kemper is improving the world of insurance by offering personalized solutions for individuals, families and businesses. Kemper’s businesses collectively:

  • Offer insurance for home, auto, life, health and valuables
  • Service six million policies
  • Are represented by more than 20,000 independent agents and brokers
  • Employ 6,000 associates dedicated to providing exceptional service
  • Are licensed to sell insurance in 50 states and the District of Columbia

Learn more about Kemper.

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