DES MOINES, Iowa — For the second consecutive year, legal insurer ARAG® has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance magazine based on the quality of its programs and practices. ARAG is the only legal insurance carrier on the 2010 Best Places list.

“ARAG is honored to be selected as one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance for the second straight year. This recognition is a tribute to the quality of ARAG people, products and service,” says Chief Executive Officer Cam Sutton. “Our culture, values, benefits and growth opportunities make ARAG an exceptional company, where individuals can enjoy a rewarding career while making a difference in the lives of our customers.”

ARAG is one of 17 repeat honorees among the 54 insurance industry companies on the 2010 Best Places list, which is sponsored by Business Insurance and administered by Best Companies Group. Selection is based on an in-depth assessment of workplace benefits, policies and practices and an evaluation of employee engagement and satisfaction. The program is open to all publicly or privately held property and casualty insurers, group life and health insurers, agents and brokers, reinsurers and third-party administrators with at least 25 employees working in the United States and serving the commercial market.

The Best Places selection is one of several honors that ARAG has received in 2010, which include awards from the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), the American Marketing Association (AMA), the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP), the Insurance and Financial Communicators Association (IFCA), the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

ARAG, a global leader of legal insurance, has an international premium base of almost $2 billion and protects 15.5 million individuals and their families — worldwide. ARAG offers comprehensive legal plans that provide a smart and trusted path for resolving legal issues. This enables people to protect their families, finances and futures.

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