First American Strengthens Investor Relations Program with Promotions of Two Executives
August 30, 2005, SANTA ANA, Calif.
The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), the nation’s largest data provider, today announced the promotions of Denise M. Warren and Mark A. Hoppe as part of a move to increase the company’s visibility and strengthen communications with shareholders on both the East and West Coasts.
Denise M. Warren, who is based in
“First American has experienced tremendous change and growth over the past decade,” said
Prior to her tenure with First American,
“My primary goal is to assist senior management in their efforts to unlock the immense ‘hidden value’ of First American by helping the institutional marketplace to better understand the value of our many inter-related business entities,” said Hoppe.
Hoppe has nearly 25 years of investment management experience. His background includes four years as vice president-investments for First Security Van Kasper. He also has held positions as vice president-investments for Prudential Securities and as president of Buffalo Capital Corporation.
Hoppe holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the
“First American is dedicated to increasing the depth and breadth of our investor relations program,” said Parker S. Kennedy, chairman and chief executive officer for The First American Corporation. “Denise’s proven track record and Mark’s industry contacts combined with our excellent corporate communications team, will strengthen communications with our shareholders and raise visibility for the company among analysts, portfolio managers, brokers and individuals.”
The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a Fortune 500 company that traces its history to 1889, is the nation’s largest data provider. First American combines advanced analytics with its vast data resources to supply businesses and consumers with valuable information products to support the major economic events of people’s lives, such as getting a job, renting an apartment, buying a car or house, securing a mortgage and opening or buying a business. The First American Family of Companies, many of which command leading market share positions in their respective industries, operate within six primary business segments, including: Title Insurance and Services, Specialty Insurance, Mortgage Information, Property Information, Credit Information and Screening Information. With revenues of $6.72 billion in 2004, First American has 31,000 employees in approximately 2,000 offices throughout the