Chairman and CEO, Allstate Insurance Companies
Archie R. Boe joined Allstate Insurance Companies in 1941 as a trainee. Following his naval service as a gunnery officer in the South Pacific during World War II, he was involved with the controller's and general administrative functions of Allstate. Boe was promoted to controller in 1955; vice president in 1957; vice president, director, and corporate secretary in 1960; president in 1966; and vice chairman in 1968. On April 4, 1972, he was elected chairman and CEO.