WORCESTER, Mass., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG), a leading provider of property and casualty insurance for businesses, families, and individuals, today announced that it has named Greg Leffard president of Hanover Professional Portfolio, responsible for the company's E&O businesses. Hanover Professional provides industry leading professional liability and errors and omissions solutions for small and mid-sized firms, with customized offerings for lawyers, architects and engineers, accountants, and a broad range of other professional, technical, and business service industries. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130605/NY26925LOGO) "We are very pleased to welcome Greg to The Hanover," said Andrew Robinson, president of specialty insurance at The Hanover. "Greg is a talented and committed leader who has earned an outstanding reputation for building and leading professional liability businesses over the past 25 years. We look forward to working with him as we further strengthen our competitive position and enhance the value we deliver to our partner agents and brokers." Leffard comes to The Hanover from The Hartford, where he served in a range of leadership roles over the past nine years. Most recently, he was vice president in the company's financial products division with responsibility for professional liability. Previously, Greg held a number of underwriting, claims, and business management positions at Travelers and was also in private practice as an insurance defense attorney. ABOUT THE HANOVERThe Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., based in Worcester, Mass., is one of the top 25 property and casualty insurers in the United States. For more than 160 years, The Hanover has provided a wide range of property and casualty products and services to businesses, individuals, and families. The Hanover distributes its products through a select group of agents and brokers. Through its international member company, Chaucer, The Hanover also underwrites business at Lloyd's of London in several major insurance and reinsurance classes including political risk, marine, aviation and energy. For more information, please visit hanover.com. CONTACT:Emily TrevallionMedia Relations firstname.lastname@example.org(508) 855-3263 SOURCE The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc.