Kemper Corporation (NYSE: KMPR) announced today that its Specialty business was named the Non-Standard Insurance Carrier of the Year by the Brokers Insurance Group (BIG). The “BIGGIE Awards 2012” acknowledge the extraordinary efforts made by members of the insurance community toward fulfilling the goals, values and mission of Brokers Insurance Group. This award is among the highest honors given to industry professionals by Brokers Insurance Group. The company received this recognition based on exceptional service, industry contributions and community involvement. “We are honored that the Brokers Insurance Group selected our Specialty business with this distinction. We are proud of the service our company and agents provide to our customers,” said Donald G. Southwell, Kemper’s President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Receiving this recognition underscores our philosophy of providing personal and trusted service to those we serve in this competitive market.” About Kemper Unitrin Specialty is part of Kemper Corporation and provides personal and commercial auto insurance to select areas of the non-standard auto market. Kemper is a diversified insurance holding company with subsidiaries that principally provide life, health, auto, homeowners, renters and other insurance products to the individual and small business markets. Kemper serves its customers through a network of independent agents, brokers and career agents, as well as directly to consumers via direct mail, web, employer-sponsored employee benefit programs and other affinity relationships. Additional information about Kemper is available by visiting kemper.com.