Merchants Insurance Group has announced that Robert M. Zak, who recently retired as the company’s president and CEO, has been appointed as the chair of its board of directors. Zak (pictured above) succeeds Edward G. Wright, who will remain a board member. Zak was succeeded as president by Charles E. Makey III.
“Bob is one of the finest and most competent managers and leaders I have ever had the pleasure of working with,” Wright said. “We’re going to miss his daily guidance, but we feel fortunate that he will be remaining in the picture as chair of the board.”