Promotion: John Hall

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Old Republic Title is pleased to announce that John Hall, Vice President of ORNTIC, Pacific Northwest Agency Manager, has been promoted to Western Title Division Agency Manager, effective January 3, 2017. John replaces Bill Broekhof, Senior Vice President of ORNTIC, Western Title Division Agency Manager, who retired at year-end, 2016.

As the new Agency Manager, John reports to Carolyn Monroe, President, Old Republic Western Title, Inc. He is responsible for the continued oversight of agency operations in Old Republic Title's Western Title Division, while identifying and advancing new agency business opportunities.

John joined Old Republic Title in January 2009 as Pacific Northwest Agency Manager, based in Seattle, WA, and now resides in Portland, OR. He has an extensive background in the title insurance industry, with more than 24 years of experience in the business. Prior to joining the Company, John worked with another large national underwriter in various roles, including County Manager and Vice President of Sales for the Company's Northwest Region.

Congratulations to John. We wish him success in his new role.

Headquartered in Tampa, FL, the Old Republic Title Insurance Group, Inc. (ORTIG) is comprised of a multitude of title and related services companies. Its underwriters are Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, formed in 1907, and American Guaranty Title Insurance Company, dating back to 1896. Since 1992, no other title insurer has had higher overall financial-strength ratings than the ORTIG. The ORTIG (known widely as Old Republic Title) offers a full complement of title insurance underwriting and related services such as: Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 1031 exchanges, notary services, commercial real estate due diligence, UCC insurance, bankruptcy reporting, national timeshare and relocation services, document recording, real estate appraisal, commercial real estate transaction coordination, mortgage servicer solutions, default management, flood reporting, and centralized national order placement services. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Old Republic International Corporation (NYSE: ORI), one of the nation's 50 largest publicly held insurance organizations.