18 February 2019

DEARBORN, Mich.  (February 18, 2019) — Anthony Ptasznik, Vice President and Chief Actuarial Officer for AAA-The Auto Club Group (ACG) has been elected to chair the Board of Directors for the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI).   HLDI, an affiliate of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), is a nonprofit research organization that publishes insurance loss statistics on most car, SUV, pickup truck and motorcycle models on U.S. roads.

“HLDI has become the nation’s principal source of public information about insurance losses for automobiles and other passenger vehicles,” said Ptasznik. “I look forward to working with my Board colleagues this year to support HLDI’s important work.”

Ptasznik joined the Auto Club Group in 2001 and leads a staff that is responsible for the research, design, implementation, filing, and management of the AAA Branded Property and Casualty insurance products of ACG.  Ptasznik and his team just recently launched and implemented new property and casualty products in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee, three of ACG’s states.

Ptasznik, a graduate of the University of Michigan, is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He represents The Auto Club Group as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association and has represented The Auto Club Group on the HLDI Board of Directors since 2013.

About The Auto Club Group
The Auto Club Group (ACG) is the second largest AAA club in North America. ACG and its affiliates provide membership, insurance, financial services and travel offerings to over 9.8 million members across eleven states and two U.S. territories including Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; most of Illinois and Minnesota; and a portion of Indiana. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with more than 59 million members in the United States and Canada and whose mission includes protecting and advancing freedom of mobility and improving traffic safety.