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Mr. Joseph R. Ramrath

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Director (Board)

Phone: (508) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  Boston , Massachusetts , United States
Allmerica Financial Corporation
440 Lincoln Street
Worcester , Massachusetts 01653
United States

Company Description: Allmerica Property & Casualty Cos., through its operating subsids., underwrites personal & commercial property & casualty insurance in 5 lines of business; personal...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • bachelor of science degree , business administration
    Babson College
  • juris doctor degree
    University of California
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Board of Directors | The Hanover Insurance Group
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Joseph R. Ramrath
Joseph R. Ramrath, 59, has been Managing Director of Colchester Partners LLC, an investment banking and strategic advisory firm, since 2002. Mr. Ramrath was Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of the United Asset Management division of Old Mutual plc, an international financial services firm headquartered in London, England, from 2000 to 2002. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of United Asset Management Corporation from 1996 until its acquisition by Old Mutual in 2000. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ramrath was a partner at Hill & Barlow, a Boston law firm, and a certified public accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. We believe Mr. Ramrath's qualifications to serve on our Board include his accounting, financial and legal background, his experience as a member of management and on the board of directors with other public companies, as well as his years of experience as an advisor to investment advisory companies.
Mr. Ramrath is Chairman of the Audit Committee. His term as a director expires in 2018.
Colchester Partners - Joseph R. Ramrath
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Joseph R. Ramrath Managing Director (617) 896-0203 jramrath@colchesterpartners.com
Joseph R. Ramrath, Managing Director of Colchester Partners LLC, has 30 years of experience in transactions in the investment management industry. At Colchester, Mr. Ramrath is responsible for executing all aspects of client engagements, including buy/sell assignments, assisting clients in the development and execution of ownership restructurings and management succession plans, and providing other types of strategic advice.
Prior to the formation of Colchester Partners, he was Executive Vice President of the United Asset Management division of Old Mutual plc, an international financial services firm headquartered in London, England. In that position, he was responsible for the development and execution of strategies with respect to over 30 investment management subsidiaries that were acquired by Old Mutual in connection with its acquisition of United Asset Management Corporation ("UAM") in September of 2000. During this period, he was responsible, together with Messrs. Kettle and O'Brien, for the divestiture of 12 investment management subsidiaries.
From 1996 through to the acquisition of UAM by Old Mutual, Mr. Ramrath was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of UAM. UAM was a NYSE company and one of the largest independent investment management organizations in the world with over $200 billion in assets under management. UAM provided diverse investment management services to institutions, mutual funds and high net worth investors through the more than 45 operating affiliates it acquired or established in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan. He was a member of the firm's management committee and a leader of the team responsible for acquisitions and subsidiary operations. He also had direct responsibility for UAM's relationship with several of its larger subsidiaries. His activities included business and strategic planning, acquisitions and transaction structuring on behalf of both UAM and its subsidiaries. He was also responsible for all of UAM's legal affairs.
Prior to joining UAM, Mr. Ramrath was a partner and member of the management committee of Hill & Barlow, a Boston law firm. His corporate legal practice at Hill & Barlow included leading the team responsible for all of UAM's acquisitions.
Prior to entering law school in 1982, Mr. Ramrath was a manager in the commercial audit division of Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Ramrath joined that firm in 1977 and worked in their Boston and San Francisco offices.
Mr. Ramrath is also a director of The Hanover Insurance Group (NYSE: THG). The Hanover is a leading regional provider of property and casualty products for individuals, families and businesses through an extensive network of independent agents. Taken as a group, The Hanover ranks among the top 35 property and casualty insurers in the United States.
Mr. Ramrath received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with high honors from Babson College in 1977, and a Juris Doctor degree, summa cum laude, from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1985. He has also taught business negotiations as an adjunct professor at Boston College Law School.
Joseph R. Ramrath
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Joseph R. Ramrath is a founder and Managing Director of Colchester Partners LLC, an investment banking and strategic advisory firm serving the needs of investment management firms and their professionals. Prior to the formation of Colchester Partners in 2002, Mr. Ramrath was Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of the United Asset Management division of Old Mutual plc, an international financial services firm headquartered in London, England, from 2000 to 2002. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of United Asset Management Corporation (UAM) from 1996 until its acquisition by Old Mutual in 2000. UAM was a NYSE company and one of the largest independent investment management organizations in the world with over $200 billion in assets under management.
Mr. Ramrath also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Boston College Law School. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ramrath was a partner of Hill & Barlow, a Boston law firm, and a certified public accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Ramrath is also a director of The Hanover Group (NYSE: THG), a holding company for a group of insurers that includes The Hanover Insurance Company, based in Worcester, MA, Citizens Insurance Company of America, headquartered in Howell, Michigan, and Chaucer Holdings plc, based in London. Mr. Ramrath received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with high honors from Babson College in 1977, and a Juris Doctor degree, summa cum laude, from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1985.
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Joseph R. Ramrath Where We Invest
The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. Board of Directors
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Joseph R. Ramrath, 57, has been a director of THG since 2004. Mr. Ramrath has been Managing Director of Colchester Partners LLC, an investment banking and strategic advisory firm, since 2002. Mr. Ramrath was Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of the United Asset Management division of Old Mutual plc, an international financial services firm headquartered in London, England, from 2000 to 2002. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of United Asset Management Corporation from 1996 until its acquisition by Old Mutual in 2000. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ramrath was a partner of Hill & Barlow, a Boston law firm, and a certified public accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. The Board has determined that Mr. Ramrath is an independent director, based on the independence standards adopted by the Board and the requirements of the NYSE.
Mr. Ramrath is Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Ramrath's term of office as a director of THG expires in 2015.
The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. Board of Directors
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Joseph R. Ramrath
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Joseph R. Ramrath
Joseph R. Ramrath, 55, has been a director of THG since 2004. Mr. Ramrath has been Managing Director of Colchester Partners LLC, an investment banking and strategic advisory firm, since 2002. Mr. Ramrath was Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of the United Asset Management division of Old Mutual plc, an international financial services firm headquartered in London, England, from 2000 to 2002. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of United Asset Management Corporation from 1996 until its acquisition by Old Mutual in 2000. Mr. Ramrath also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Boston College Law School. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ramrath was a partner of Hill & Barlow, a Boston law firm, and a certified public accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. The Board has determined that Mr. Ramrath is an independent director, based on the independence standards adopted by the Board and the requirements of the NYSE.
Mr. Ramrath is Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Ramrath's term of office as a director of THG expires in 2015.
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