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Protective Asset Protection Receives 2016 Dealers’ Choice Award


Thursday, June 9, 2016 4:36 pm EDT


"All winners have earned the loyalty and praise of dealers, and they deserve congratulations."

CHESTERFIELD, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Protective Asset Protection, an operating segment of Protective Life Corporation, has been voted the 2016 Dealers’ Choice Platinum Vehicle Service Contract provider by automotive dealership personnel as part of the annual awards presented by the industry trade publication, Auto Dealer Today. The Dealers’ Choice Awards recognize the automotive industry’s leading product and service providers. Voting is exclusive to dealers and dealership personnel.

“We saw a great response from dealerships yet again this year,” said David Gesualdo, publisher of Auto Dealer Today and F&I and Showroom magazines. “All winners have earned the loyalty and praise of dealers, and they deserve congratulations.”

“Receiving this award is recognition for the emphasis our team puts on identifying and meeting the needs of auto dealerships,” said Rick Kurtz, Vice President of distribution for Protective Asset Protection.

Protective Asset Protection has been awarded Dealers’ Choice Awards in previous years.

“As I have noted in years past, knowing these awards are voted on by dealership personnel makes this honor all the more special,” said Scott Karchunas, a Protective Senior Vice President and head of Protective Asset Protection. “This award and the recognition of dealerships result from the collective efforts of our hard working employees and agents that serve the needs of dealerships every day.”


Protective Asset Protection provides vehicle protection plans, GAP, credit insurance, training and other F&I services through vehicle dealerships. It has been serving dealers for more than 50 years and currently provides products and services to automobile, marine, RV and powersports dealers. Protective Asset Protection is part of the financial services holding company, Protective Life Corporation.

For more information about Protective Asset Protection call 800-323-5771 or visit


Protective Life Corporation provides financial services through the production, distribution and administration of insurance and investment products throughout the U.S. The flagship subsidiary, Protective Life Insurance Company, was founded in 1907. Protective’s home office is located in Birmingham, Alabama. As of December 31, 2015 the Company had assets of approximately $68.5 billion. Protective Life Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited (TSE:8750, “Dai-ichi Life”).

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