Progressive Insurance Plans to Grow Phoenix Workforce in 2019


PHOENIX, AZ (February 22, 2019) — Progressive Insurance announced it’ll be hiring 375 employees to staff its Phoenix office. Those positions will be in customer service, sales, bilingual Spanish customer service and sales, and claims. 

 

Phoenix is one of the locations included in the company’s push to hire 10,000 people in 2019.

 

“Arizona is one of the fastest-growing states in the nation. Our pro-business environment, top talent, and a quality of life can’t be found anywhere else,” said Arizona Governor Ducey. “Our economic strength is supported by the continued success of companies like Progressive. We thank them for creating hundreds of new jobs for our citizens and continuing to invest in Arizona.”

 

Progressive has five offices in Arizona -- in Phoenix, Tempe and Tucson — with a workforce in the state of more than 1,000 employees.

 

“Progressive’s success highlights Arizona’s position as a leading hub for the business & financial services industry,” said Sandra Watson, President and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. “Thanks to investments like this one, the insurance sector in our state is thriving and continues to have one of the highest job growth rates in the nation.”

 

See the company’s press release here.

 

Media Contact
Connie Weber, Arizona Commerce Authority, (602) 845-1243, conniew@azcommerce.com

 

About the Arizona Commerce Authority

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