COLUMBUS, Ohio — Suzan Kereere has joined the Grange Mutual Casualty Company board of directors.
Kereere heads both the European Merchant Sales & Solutions team and the Global Merchant Accounts team at Visa. There, she leads a group that helps serve the growing digital commerce needs between merchants and their consumers through new platforms, products and data-driven services.
At Visa, Kereere oversees client, business development, product and solutions teams across 23 European markets and for some of the largest merchants with global footprints. In prior roles, she has also led global businesses and teams in Australia, Asia and North America. Throughout her career, she has led teams that have made a positive impact on businesses and consumers across the transport, retail, travel and business-to-business ecosystems.
“Suzan’s deep expertise and thought leadership in data-driven and digital strategies will enable us to better connect our agents with their clients,” Grange Insurance President and CEO John Ammendola said. “She brings a unique perspective with her that will challenge us to innovate and improve on our service delivery to our independent agents and customers.”
“We are honored to have Suzan join the Grange Mutual Casualty Company board of directors,” said David Wetmore, chairman of the board. “Our board continues to become more diverse, with a third of our members being women.”
Kereere has also invested her time and experience to support a number of non-profit organizations, including the National Retail Federation Foundation, the US Travel Association, the American Red Cross (New York Chapter) and the Zawadi Africa Education Fund. In addition, she has advised tech startups, such as DataposIT in Kenya.
Kereere holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA in Economics from Tufts University. She lives between London and San Francisco with her husband and two daughters.
Grange Mutual Casualty Company and its affiliate Integrity Mutual Casualty Company share the same board of directors.
Grange Insurance, with $3 billion in assets and more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue, is an insurance provider founded in 1935 and based in Columbus, Ohio. Through its network of independent agents, Grange offers auto, home, life and business insurance protection. The company and its affiliates serve policyholders in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.