RLI Announces Specialty Products Group Changes

RLI Corp. (NYSE: RLI) – RLI Corp. has announced three promotions within its Specialty Products Group that will position the company for continued success. The following changes are effective immediately.

Lenny Waldhauser Promoted to Senior Vice President, Specialty Products

Lenny Waldhauser, Vice President, Professional Services & Commercial Packages, has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Specialty Products. Waldhauser will continue leading the RLI Professional Services and Small Commercial Product Lines and will assume management responsibility for Specialty Personal Lines.

Waldhauser joined RLI in 2008 as Vice President, Professional Services. He has more than 20 years of insurance industry experience. Prior to joining RLI, Waldhauser worked as President of the retail property and casualty division for NIP Group. He is a graduate of the University of Baltimore.

Eric Raudins Promoted to Vice President, Specialty Personal Lines

Eric Raudins, Assistant Vice President, Specialty Markets, has been promoted to Vice President, Specialty Personal Lines. He will continue leading the RLI Recreational Vehicle and Hawaii Homeowners products and will also assume responsibility for the Personal Umbrella Policy product.

Raudins joined RLI in 2012 as Assistant Vice President, Specialty Markets. He has more than 20 years of insurance industry experience and has extensive knowledge of pricing, underwriting and marketing specialty personal lines insurance programs. Prior to joining RLI, Raudins was Chief Operating Officer for RIS Holdings, LLC. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University.

Paul Dietrich Promoted to Vice President, Professional Services Group

Paul Dietrich, Assistant Vice President, Professional Services Group, has been promoted to Vice President, Professional Services Group.

Dietrich joined RLI in 2008 as Assistant Vice President, Professional Services. He has more than 26 years of insurance industry experience. Prior to joining RLI, Dietrich was a Vice President with ACE USA’s Professional Risk Division. He is a graduate of Wilkes College and holds the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) professional designation.

“These promotions recognize each of these individuals’ experience, demonstrated success in their roles and expanded scope of responsibility,” said RLI Corp. Chairman & CEO Jonathan E. Michael. “I am confident they will continue to provide strong leadership within their respective product lines."

RLI, a specialty insurance company, offers a diversified portfolio of property and casualty coverages and surety bonds serving niche or underserved markets. RLI operates in all 50 states from office locations across the country. RLI’s insurance subsidiaries – RLI Insurance Company, Mt. Hawley Insurance Company, RLI Indemnity Company and Contractors Bonding and Insurance Company – are rated A+ “Superior” by A.M. Best Company.

For additional information, contact Aaron Jacoby, Vice President, Corporate Development at 309-693-5880 or at aaron.jacoby@rlicorp.com or visit our website at www.rlicorp.com.

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