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The Hartford: St. Louis Small Businesses Seek Significant Growth

The Hartford says a recent survey shows that St. Louis small business owners are looking for significant growth this year. According to The Hartford’s 2015 Small Business Success Study, 56 percent of St. Louis owners are looking to grow significantly, which includes …

Crispen Named PIA’s 2016 Customer Service Representative of the Year

Jane Crispen of the Knight Insurance Group in Ohio was named the 2016 PIA National Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the Year. The award was presented April 8, 2016, at a ceremony in Arlington, Va., by the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) and …

The Hartford Appoints Thompson Head Of Sales And Distribution

The Hartford has appointed Melinda Thompson as vice president and head of Sales and Distribution, reporting to Doug Elliot, president of The Hartford.  In this role, she will be responsible for relationships with The Hartford’s top distribution partners and with …

The Hartford Expands Liability Coverage For Asset Managers

The Hartford has expanded its management and professional liability insurance for asset management firms of all sizes, offering a blended liability policy with new and extended coverage to address key cyber and regulatory risks. “Today’s asset management firms operate in …

The Hartford Expands Professional Liability Products to Small Business

The Hartford has launched a new professional liability insurance offering to help protect small businesses in the event they are sued by a customer claiming a negligent act, or error or omission in the professional services they provide. This new …

The Hartford Names Bromage as Chief Marketing Officer

The Hartford has named Kathy Bromage as chief marketing and communications officer. Bromage joined The Hartford in 2004 as chief marketing and strategy officer for Personal Lines, where she was responsible for strategic planning, consumer research, marketing, e-commerce, distribution and …

Compare.com CEO’s Vision for the Future – Right or Wrong

As early as 2016 or 2017 commercial insurance will likely be bought and sold regularly over the Internet. That likely-to-be controversial opinion is courtesy of Compare.com CEO Andrew Rose. As he speaks to a reporter, in one breath Rose doesn’t …

The Hartford Names Robinson General Counsel

The Hartford has named David Robinson executive vice president and general counsel. Robinson succeeds Alan Kreczko, current general counsel. Robinson will report to Hartford Chairman and CEO Christopher Swift. Swift thanked Kreczko for his service to the company. He has …

Google Compare May Go Beyond Auto Insurance

The way Valen Analytics President and CEO Dax Craig describes it, Google’s move into insurance with Google Compare for auto insurance is an “all-aboard, wake-up-and-smell-the-coffee” call to the insurance industry. His words were simpler: “Game changer.” The complexity of what …

The Hartford Names Sprague to Lead Personal Lines

The Hartford Financial Services Group has named Ray Sprague executive vice president, Personal Lines, effective immediately. Sprague will report to Doug Elliot, president of The Hartford. He is based in the company’s Hartford, Connecticut, headquarters.