President and Chief Executive Officer
Don Civgin is president and chief executive officer, Allstate Financial, which offers a range of life insurance, retirement and investment products that provide financial protection and help middle-income Americans better prepare for retirement. He is a member of Allstate’s senior leadership team and also oversees the Esurance and Answer Financial management teams.
Previously, Civgin was executive vice president, finance and strategy, Esurance for Allstate Insurance Company. He joined Allstate in 2008 after working at OfficeMax, where he was executive vice president and chief financial officer from 2005 to 2008. He began his career in 1986 at Itel Corporation, where he eventually became vice president and treasurer. He was responsible for capital structure activities for the corporation's multibillion-dollar balance sheet. In 1995, he joined Alliant Foodservice as vice president and treasurer when the company was acquired from Kraft by Clayton, Dublier and Rice.
In 1997, Civgin was named senior vice president, finance of Montgomery Ward as part of a new management team brought in by GE Capital Corporation, the majority owner. Later, he was promoted to senior vice president, merchandise operations. Civgin served as senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer of General Binding Corporation from 2002 to 2005, as that company went through a successful transformation and turnaround, culminating in a merger in 2005 with Acco Brands.
Civgin received his bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Illinois at Champaign and an MBA from the University of Chicago.↑ Back to Top