ATLANTA, June 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atlantic American Corporation (Nasdaq:AAME) today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed McClure King to serve as President of its Bankers Fidelity Life Insurance Company and Bankers Fidelity Assurance Company subsidiaries. McClure joined the Company in 2014 and has served as Vice President of Marketing since May 2017.

Mr. King has more than 18 years of experience in both the group and voluntary benefits arena.  Since 2014, he has held various roles of increasing responsibility within Atlantic American, serving most recently as Vice President, Marketing of Bankers Fidelity since 2016. He has a BS degree in Marketing from Clemson University and is currently obtaining an Executive MBA in Business Administration and Management from Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

“I am pleased to introduce McClure King as the new President of Atlantic American’s subsidiary companies Bankers Fidelity Life Insurance Company and Bankers Fidelity Assurance Company,” said Hilton H. Howell, Jr., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. “Since joining us, McClure has shown a great ability to lead and develop people while inspiring teamwork across the Company. With nearly twenty years of experience in Life and Health insurance, McClure brings a deep understanding of the industry and will undoubtedly be successful in his new role.”

Atlantic American is an insurance holding company involved through its subsidiary companies in specialty markets of the life, health, and property and casualty insurance industries.  Its principal insurance subsidiaries are American Southern Insurance Company, American Safety Insurance Company, Bankers Fidelity Life Insurance Company and Bankers Fidelity Assurance Company.

Note regarding Private Securities Litigation Reform Act: Except for historical information contained herein, this press release contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties.  Actual results could differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements due to a number of factors and risks detailed from time to time in statements and reports that Atlantic American Corporation files with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

For further information contact:

Hilton H. Howell, Jr.
Chairman, President & CEO
Atlantic American Corporation
404-266-5505