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CANTON, Ohio (June 12, 2015)

Hartville Pet Insurance Group Moving to Akron

Company is first major tenant in former Lockheed Martin Facility

Hartville Pet Insurance Group will move in July from its current offices in Canton and Copley to the former Lockheed Martin campus, bringing more than 125 jobs to Akron, the company announced today. At 26,000 square feet, the new space allows Hartville to consolidate its offices and bring both teams together under one roof. The new office will house 125 employees.

“We’re a growing company in a growing industry, and we simply ran out of space in our Canton office,” said Dennis Rushovich, senior vice president. “While we will miss being in Canton, we know we will be much more efficient when our staff is together under one roof.”

Hartville will become the first major tenant in the sprawling defense complex that is being renovated by Industrial Commercial properties, LLC. The new Hartville space includes a state-of-the art call center that Rushovich said is vital to the company’s business.

“The new space includes a state-of-the art telecommunications center which is fundamental to our ability to deliver quality services to our customers,” Rushovich said. “In our business, a new call center is as important as any technology upgrade that we can make.”

Hartville is recognized as a solid corporate citizen that is generous in its community, and Hartville employees have already completed their first company-sponsored “Day of Giving” in Akron. Hartville employees collected 581 pounds of food items and delivered the goods and more than 40 team members volunteered at the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank on Friday, May 22.

“We chose the Food Bank for our “Day of Giving” because it serves both the Akron and Canton communities,” said Liz Watson, AVP of marketing. “ It seemed to be the perfect bridge connecting both of our hometowns and supports local pet parents in need.” Hartville Pet Insurance Group also will provide a cash donation to the Foodbank.

For more information about ASPCA Pet Health Insurance, visit www.aspcapetinsurance.com.

About Hartville and Pet Insurance

More than one million pets in America are covered by pet health insurance. Annual premiums are estimated to be $500 million. The market was established in the United States in the 1980s, but its roots date back to 1924 when the first health insurance policy was written for a dog in Sweden.

Hartville Pet Insurance Group is one of the oldest and largest providers of pet health insurance in the United States. In 2006, Hartville was named the only strategic partner for pet insurance of the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), in recognition of the company’s commitment to pet health and its humane coverage philosophy. Hartville markets ASPCA Pet Health Insurance through veterinary practices, with employers and associations as a voluntary benefit, and direct to consumers in a variety of online and offline channels. More information.

Other insurance brands include Hartville Pet Health Insurance and Petshealth Care Plan. All of the company’s insurance plans are underwritten by United States Fire Insurance Company and administered by Fairmont Specialty Insurance Agency, Inc. (FSIA Insurance Agency in CA), members of the Crum and Forster Enterprise.

Hartville Pet Insurance Group is a trademark of United States Fire Insurance Company. United States Fire insurance Company and Fairmont Specialty Insurance Agency may be individually or collectively referred to as Hartville Pet Insurance Group or Hartville.

C&F and Crum & Forster are registered trademarks of United States Fire Insurance Company.

The Crum & Forster Enterprise, which is part of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, is comprised of leading and well-established property and casualty business units.

For more information about the Hartville Group, visit www.hartvillegroup.com. For more information about ASPCA Pet Health Insurance, visit www.aspcapetinsurance.com.

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