St. Paul Travelers has announced that Kenneth F. Spence III, 49, has been named senior vice president and general counsel effective immediately. Spence will report directly to Jay Fishman, president and CEO.
Most recently, Spence was vice president of the Legal Services division and deputy general counsel responsible for the company’s non-claim litigation and regulatory and underwriting legal support. Prior to that, Spence was vice president of corporate litigation for The St. Paul Companies. He joined The St. Paul from USF&G when the companies merged in 1998. Spence also served in the litigation department of Miles & Stockbridge in Baltimore from 1983 to 1996. He was a partner of that firm from 1990 to 1996.
“Ken’s strong background in litigation both with insurance companies and as a partner in a private law firm will serve him well in his new role,” said Jay Fishman, president and CEO, St. Paul Travelers. “I know he’ll be a strong asset to our executive management team.”
Spence holds a bachelor’s degree from Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., and a law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law in Baltimore.
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