CNA News

CNA Names Accenture’s Costonis as Chief Operations Officer

Commercial lines insurer CNA announced the appointment of Michael Costonis as chief operations officer. Costonis will lead all information technology, analytics and operations functions across the organization. He will be reporting to Dino E. Robusto, chairman and chief executive officer. …

As Underwriting Pain Increases, Insurers Pull Back from Underperforming Lines

News that Lloyd’s is undergoing a strategic review of its operations may be part of a larger industrywide phenomenon—reality is setting in and underwriting pain is increasing, an industry executive said last week. Markel Corp. Co-Chief Executive Officer Richie Whitt …

Anderson Assumes Executive VP, CFO Roles at CNA

James Anderson has assumed the role of executive vice president and chief financial officer at Chicago-based commercial insurer CNA, effective Aug. 1. Anderson, who most recently served as senior vice president and head of Financial Planning & Analysis and Corporate …

Anderson Assumes Role as CFO for CNA

James Anderson has assumed the role of executive vice president and chief financial officer at CNA. He succeeds D. Craig Mense, who has been CFO since 2004 and who last April announced plans to retire at the end of the …

CNA Names Livingstone Chief Marketing Officer

Chicago-based CNA has appointed Jennifer Livingstone senior vice president and chief marketing officer, a newly created role. Livingstone joins CNA after 25 years in the insurance industry, in both underwriting and sales roles. She spent the majority of her career …

Williams Appointed Senior VP, Chief Compliance Officer at CNA

Chicago-based CNA has appointed Garrett Williams as senior vice president and chief compliance officer. Williams is responsible for the overall strategic leadership and direction of CNA’s Enterprise Compliance Group. He reports to Scott Weber, executive vice president and general counsel. …

CNA Appoints Dmytrow as Senior VP, Healthcare

Chicago-based CNA appointed Bruce Dmytrow to senior vice president, Healthcare. He reports to Kevin Smith, president and chief operating officer, CNA Specialty. Dmytrow joined CNA in 1995, most recently serving as vice president for Aging Services and National Programs. Throughout …

CNA Names AIG’s James as Senior VP for Global Reinsurance

CNA reports that Mark James will join the company as senior vice president for Global Reinsurance. He will be responsible for CNA’s reinsurance strategies and purchasing around the globe. James has more than 15 years of experience in the reinsurance …

Kortfelt Named Sr. VP, Chief Procurement Officer at CNA

Chicago-based CNA has appointed Doug Kortfelt as senior vice president and chief procurement officer. Kortfelt will lead CNA’s Enterprise Vendor Management and Procurement teams. He reports to Scott Weber, executive vice president and general counsel. Kortfelt joins CNA with 25 …

CNA Names Omidfar as Chief Technology Officer; Expands Role for Trimuel, Chief Operations, Diversity Officer

Chicago-based insurer CNA reported that Joyce Trimuel has accepted an expanded role leading CNA’s operations in addition to her current role as chief diversity officer, and Bahr Omidfar has been hired as senior vice president and chief technology officer. Trimuel …