Progressive Insurance to ramp up Austin hiring

Sep 9, 2013
Austin Business Journal

Progressive Casualty Insurance Co. expects to hire 130 workers in Austin as part of a plan to hire 900 employees nationwide


The Ohio-based company disclosed Friday that it is hiring in several departments, including information technology, business analysis, legal and call centers. It’s looking for workers in Texas, New York, New Jersey, Florida, Georgia, Arizona, Colorado, California and Ohio, officials said in a statement


Progressive Insurance, founded in 1937, is operated by holding company Progressive Corp. (NYSE: PGR) — and known for its television commercials featuring its feisty spokeswoman, Flo, in her white uniform


The company's subsidiaries employ about 25,900 workers, according to a filing with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company already employs 1,300 workers in Austin, officials said



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