HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Elephant Auto Insurance will enhance a U.S. domicile located off Gaskins Road in a West End of Henrico County. The $2 million enlargement will create 1,173 new jobs, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday. He done a proclamation after assembly with Elephant Auto Insurance’s primogenitor company, Admiral Group, during his European selling mission.
“It was a pleasure to accommodate with Admiral Group COO David Stevens during my European selling goal to strengthen a company’s corporate partnership with Virginia and announce this investment in Henrico County,” Governor McAuliffe pronounced in a statement. “We are vehement that Elephant has selected to enhance in a good Commonwealth.”
Elephant CEO Kevin Chidwick pronounced they chose Richmond for a U.S. domicile given of elementary cost-benefit economics.
“The labor force here is glorious – good educated, friendly, hard-working, honest, methodical and creative,” Chidwick pronounced in a statement. “The talent pool is abundant opposite a many organic business areas, including patron service, claims handling, IT, accounting, marketing, sales, compliance, and word operations as good as call core operations.”
He also cited a region’s “reasonable cost of living” as a cause in recruiting and maintaining talent.
Henrico County Board of Supervisors Chairman Frank Thornton pronounced given a attainment in 2009, Elephant Auto Insurance has grown into one of Henrico’s vital employers.
“We conclude a joining to Henrico County as Elephant has stretched a U.S. footprint, combined new jobs and relocated to incomparable offices in Henrico County,” Thornton pronounced “Elephant exemplifies what it means to be a good corporate citizen, and we are unapproachable a association calls Henrico County home.”
Elephant Auto Insurance occupies some of a bureau space vacated when Circuit City went out of business.