wohlgemuth.jpgI always get choked up when I read the statement of principles published by the founder of National Underwriter, E. Jay Wohlgemuth, who launched the publication as “Ohio Underwriter” back in 1897. The man who stressed ethics and took the side of the customer long before there were risk managers or consumer advocates to protect buyers is being honored today with induction into the Insurance Media Hall Of Fame. Read on for what Mr. Wohlgemuth still means to NU, and to the industry we cover.

Mr. Wohlgemuth was a pioneer in business-to-business journalism by standing up for the customer in his coverage of the industry. His own words set the standard for NU to this day.

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