The Hanover Insurance Group appoints Kathy Lane to its Board of Directors

– USA, MA –  The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE:THG) today announced Kathleen S. Lane has been elected to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Lane has more than 30 years of professional experience in information technology, including serving as the chief information officer with three public companies.

Over the course of her career, Lane has held senior roles at several Fortune 500 companies. Most recently, she served as executive vice president and chief information officer at The TJX Companies, Inc. Prior to joining TJX, Lane was group chief information officer at National Grid. In addition, she served as chief information officer at the Gillette Company, at GE Oil & Gas and GE Vendor Financial Services.   She also served as director, technology services of Pepsi Cola International, and began her career at The Procter & Gamble Company.

“Kathleen is a seasoned technology leader with broad and impressive experience working with successful public companies,” said P. Kevin Condron, chairman of the board of directors at The Hanover. “She brings a vast knowledge of the opportunities and challenges facing businesses today. We are very pleased to have Kathleen join our board.”

Lane earned a bachelor’s degree from The State University of New York, Albany, and a Master of Business Administration degree and a Master of Science degree in management information systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Lane is also a director of Armstrong Flooring, Inc., a leading global producer of flooring products. She previously served as a director of EarthLink Holdings Corp., an IT services, network and communications provider, and of Bob Evans Farms, Inc., an operator of 500+ restaurants and producer and distributer of food products.

About The Hanover

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. is the holding company for several property and casualty insurance companies, which together constitute one of the largest insurance businesses in the United States. The company provides exceptional insurance solutions in a dynamic world. The Hanover distributes its products through a select group of independent agents and brokers. Together with its agents, The Hanover offers standard and specialized insurance protection for small and mid-sized businesses, as well as for homes, automobiles, and other personal items. The Hanover also writes international business through its subsidiary, Chaucer.

For more information, please visit hanover.com.

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