Allstate insurance has announced that Barack Obama will be its new spokesperson starting in early 2017. Obama will be the second African-American president to promote the Allstate insurance brand, following President David Palmer’s 5-year stint as lead spokesperson. President Obama confirmed the news during a press conference from the White House rose garden saying, “I look forward to finally being able to promote insurance for Americans in a clear and understandable way, without all the noise of Washington. Your car, your home, your retirement. Now I can really help average Americans.”
The CEO of the Allstate Insurance Group, Robert Feldman said, “Here at Allstate we are all about diversity. Mr. Obama will be a welcomed addition to our family.” The president is expected to earn a large but undisclosed sum his services and is said to be excited about his future with the company.