Elephant Best 2012

Elephant Insurance named as one of the Best Places To Work in Virginia

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA (March 1, 2012)…

Elephant Insurance was recently named as one of the 2012 Best Places to Work in Virginia. The annual list of “Best Places to Work” was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. Elephant prides its self on its culture, a contributing factor in the company’s growing success.

The “Best Places to Work” award program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce, and businesses. The Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of a total of 70 companies, split into three groups based on the size of its workforce. Elephant Insurance ranked 15th among in the mid-size employer category (100-249), marking the second consecutive year the company has made this prestigious list.

“We do lots of different things to build up the camaraderie- You want people to be smiling, and laughing while they work. To be recognized for the second year in a row means a great deal to the Elephant herd. We each take ownership in the company we are creating, and we don’t just say this is a great place to work, we live it daily!” Andrew Rose, Elephant Insurance President & CEO

Organizations from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Virginia. This survey consisted of an evaluation of each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, and demographics, as well as a survey dedicated solely to measuring the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top organizations and the final ranking.

“Spend a little bit of money making staff happy and that increases the bottom line. Whether it is a Ping Pong tournament, Chili Cook-off, or Elephant’s office Olympics, there’s business logic and rationale to what we do,” Andrew Rose, Elephant Insurance President & CEO. “But it is more than a business strategy; it is the Elephant way. Simply put people who love what they do, do it better.”

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Virginia program, visit www.BestPlacesToWorkVA.com andwww.VirginiaBusiness.com.

As a division of the highly successful Admiral Group, Elephant has been saving money for thousands of customers nationwide, and has become known for providing great service and prices. Elephant also continues to rack up rewards for employee satisfaction, and in 2011 & 2012 was named one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia, as well as one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in the United States.

To get a quote with Elephant, go to www.elephant.com, or call 1-855-ELEPHANT.

About Elephant

Elephant, founded in early 2009, is a direct-to-consumer (web and phone) automobile insurance company. Located in Richmond, VA, Elephant Insurance Services, LLC and Elephant Insurance Company are wholly owned subsidiaries of Admiral Group, plc. Elephant believes people who like what they do, do it better and encourages a climate of individual contributions, long-term commitment, and profitable growth. More information is available at www.elephant.com.

About Admiral

Admiral Group plc is the second largest auto insurer in the United Kingdom with eleven brands extending into three additional European countries and nearly 2.75 million policyholders worldwide. Admiral operates a direct-to-consumer business model, serving customers via the phone and internet. Admiral Group plc is consistently listed among the top places to work for by UK and EU national publications. More information is available atwww.admiralgroup.co.uk.

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