HOUSTON – Stewart Title Company (STC) is pleased to announce the addition of Cindy O'Donohue as the new division president for Stewart Title’s Illinois division. She will work alongside current Division President Barb Saylor, who will retire at the end of 2013, to ensure a smooth transition.

O’Donohue is a 25-year industry veteran with extensive transaction and management experience in residential, commercial and national business. She received a bachelor's degree from DePaul University in Chicago.

"Cindy has significant experience in providing outstanding service to customers," said Dave Fauth, Group Senior Vice President – Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Northeast. "Stewart will benefit from her dedication to good business practices and staff development, which we are confident, will help sustain the many successes we’ve enjoyed in Illinois."

Saylor was named division president in 2005 and previously served as executive vice president and division manager for Stewart’s Illinois division. Altogether, she has more than 40 years of real estate industry experience, most of which is in title insurance.

"We are grateful for Barb’s leadership and dedicated service to Stewart throughout the years, and are fortunate to have her expertise and support as Cindy steps into her new role," said Fauth. O’Donohue will office in South Riverside Plaza in Chicago, and can be reached at (312) 368-5279 or cindy.odonohue@stewart.com.

About Stewart Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC) is a customer-focused, global title insurance and real estate services company offering products and services through our direct operations, network of approved agencies and other companies within the Stewart family. Stewart provides these services to homebuyers and sellers; residential and commercial real estate professionals; mortgage lenders and servicers; title agencies and real estate attorneys; home builders; and United States and foreign governments. Stewart also provides loan origination and servicing support; loan review services; loss mitigation; REO asset management; home and personal insurance services; tax-deferred exchanges; and technology to streamline the real estate process. Stewart offers personalized service, industry expertise and customized solutions for virtually any type of real estate transaction, and is the preferred real estate services provider. More information can be found at http://www.stewart.com/news. Trademarks are the property of their respective owners.