October 11, 2012

Western National Receives Alfred P. Sloan Workplace Flexibility Award

(Minneapolis, Minn.) Western National Insurance Group today announced that it has been named a recipient of the 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility.  This prestigious national award honors organizations across the country that are successfully using workplace flexibility as a strategy to increase workplace effectiveness and yield positive business results.

“We are honored to be recognized for our workplace flexibility for the fourth consecutive year,” said Stuart Henderson, President and CEO of Western National Insurance Group.  “This award affirms our ongoing commitment to providing our employees with an accommodating work environment. We look forward to continuing to provide quality support to employees in the years ahead.”

The Alfred P. Sloan Awards are part of the When Work Works project, which is an ongoing initiative of Families and Work Institute and The Society for Human Resource Management. Through When Work Works, these partner organizations provide research, resources, and recognition to employers nationwide. The project shares the results of research on creating effective and flexible workplaces that meet the needs of the 21st century. 

Western National Insurance Group, headquartered in Edina, Minn., is a super-regional group of seven active companies serving the property-and-casualty insurance needs of individuals, families, and businesses.  The group’s products are sold exclusively through professional independent agents in 17 states in the Midwestern, Northwestern, and Southwestern U.S.

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Steve Norman, AIT*

Director of Communications

(952) 921–5680 or (800) 862–6070 Ext. 7680


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