Tulsa, Okla. — Old Republic Insured Automotive Services Inc. (ORIAS) has named Rick Malone as vice president of sales and marketing, effective April 14, 2008.

In this capacity, Malone will assume senior management responsibilities of sales and service operations for independent agents selling the company’s GAP and service contract products.

Malone comes to ORIAS with more than 20 years of extensive automotive experience having begun his with career with Toyota Financial Services, formerly Toyota Motor Insurance Services, in 1985.