SHEBOYGAN Due to
strong and sustained business growth, Acuity announced Thursday that
it plans to hire 150 employees this year. The new jobs will be
created at the corporate headquarters in Sheboygan and throughout
the 23 states in which it does business, according to the
Acuity is also working on a 240,000-square-foot addition to its
corporate headquarters to accommodate expansion.
We are increasing our staff not only to respond to our strong
growth, but as an investment in our future, said Ben Salzmann,
Acuity president and CEO, in a statement. We need to be certain to
have the people and resources in place to maintain our level of
world-class service to a growing number of families, individuals and
Acuity is the 62nd-largest property-casualty insurance company in
the nation. In 2014, the insurer increased its revenue by nearly
$120 million to reach $1.24 billion in written premium, a 10.6
percent gain over 2013, according to the company.
New positions will include processors and underwriters, software
developers and technical support staff, business analysts, claims
staff, customer service representatives and premium auditors.