As it celebrates the 130th anniversary of its founding as a small regional firm called The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western & Southern Financial Group is the first Cincinnati-based company to be featured in Fox Sports Ohio’s “Ohio Pride” series.
The series of TV commercials showcases a select group of Buckeye State companies making a difference for Ohio through positive economic impact, job creation and community involvement. Other companies and institutions featured include The Cleveland Clinic, Wendy’s and Eaton.
The 60-second spot, which was shot in 2017 and is running during Reds games and other Fox Sports Ohio programming, includes a brief interview with Chairman, President and CEO John F. Barrett, and interior and exterior video showing the company’s corporate campus.
About Western & Southern Financial Group
Founded in Cincinnati in 1888 as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, and celebrating 130 years this year, Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. (Western & Southern), a Fortune 500 company, is now the parent company of a group of diversified financial services businesses. Its assets owned ($48 billion) and managed ($27 billion) total $75 billion as of Dec. 31, 2017. Western & Southern is one of the strongest life insurance groups in the world. Its six life insurance subsidiaries (The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Columbus Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company, The Lafayette Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company) maintain very strong financial ratings and a Comdex Ranking of 96. Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.;1 IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Peppertree Partners LLC;1 Touchstone Advisors, Inc.;1 Touchstone Securities, Inc.;2 W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.;2 and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. For more information on the Western & Southern family of companies, visit www.westernsouthern.com. Western & Southern is the title sponsor of six major community events every year, including the Western & Southern Open (www.wsopen.com), a premier event in the U.S. Open Series played each August by the world’s top-ranked professional male and female tennis players.