Farmers Insurance has appointed Jeff Dailey, the former CEO of Bristol West Holdings, as its new executive vice president and president of the company's personal lines division.

Mr Dailey joined Farmers Insurance through the acquisition by Farmers of Bristol West Holdings, a portfolio company of Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts Company, on July 3, 2007.

Paul Hopkins, CEO, said: We are extremely pleased to have Jeff at Farmers. He is a seasoned insurance veteran with more than 28 years of experience in our industry and brings invaluable experience and insight to his new position.