The Hartford Names New Chief Risk Officer

October 26, 2011

The Hartford Financial Services Group has appointed Robert Rupp, 58, as executive vice president and chief risk officer, reporting to the company’s Chairman, President and CEO Liam McGee.

Rupp assumes the role on Nov. 2 from Lizabeth Zlatkus, who is retiring on Oct. 31, as previously announced.

Rupp joins The Hartford with more than 30 years of financial services experience across a range of disciplines, including risk management, investments, strategy, treasury and regulatory compliance.

He most recently served as executive vice president and head of enterprise-wide market risk at BNY Mellon. Prior to that, Rupp was managing director of risk management at JP Morgan Chase. Earlier in his career, he oversaw fixed income trading, sales, syndicate and banking groups at Chemical Bank.

Previously, Rupp was a partner at the law firm Kutak Rock and a staff attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.

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