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Walnut Creek, CA (August 12, 2014) – The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) has named Steve Marohn, Western Zone Officer for CNA, as Chairman of its Western Division Board of Directors. As Chairman, Marohn will help guide the philanthropic endeavors of the IICF's Western Division, including its ongoing commitment to community based non-profits operating in the areas of child abuse prevention, disaster preparedness, education, and health & human services.

Marohn assumes the chairmanship having served on the IICF's Western Division Board of Directors for six years.

"Steve Marohn's exemplary leadership in his corporate and charitable roles makes him an exceptional fit in this position," said Melissa-Anne Duncan, IICF Western Division Executive Director. "His passion to helping communities and enriching lives is remarkable and is a tremendous asset for the IICF as we continue the work of the Foundation's first division."

Marohn brings more than 25 years of industry experience to the Chairman position. As CNA's Western Zone Officer, Marohn is responsible for aligning eight branch offices throughout the Western US to drive profitable growth. From his base in the Bay Area, he also manages CNA's San Francisco branch and also sits on the board of Gamma Iota Sigma. Prior to his position at CNA, he spent more than18 years at AIG, where he most recently served as Executive Vice President for AIG Japan Holdings in Tokyo.

The Western Division is the IICF's longest-standing division, having been established in San Francisco in 1994. Today, the Western Division operates across California and maintains chapters in Arizona and Colorado.