CNA Appoints Paul Larson Senior Vice President of Financial Institutions and Management Liability

CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA today announced the appointment of Paul Larson to Senior Vice President, Financial Institutions and Management Liability, effective October 3, 2016.  In this role, Larson will be responsible for driving strategy and profitable growth for both of these high-performing areas. 

"As one of the largest financial institution and management liability underwriters in the market, CNA is 100 percent committed to providing great stability and value for our brokers and their clients," said Mark Herman, President and Chief Operating Officer, CNA Specialty. "Paul's strong leadership and underwriting experience make him an ideal candidate to grow and advance our strategy for the Financial Institutions and Management Liability segments. With the addition of Paul's leadership, we will ensure our continued success in the Specialty marketplace."

Larson joins CNA with more than 24 years of insurance industry experience, most recently serving as Executive Vice President for Chubb, where he was responsible for all management liability lines of business for publicly traded companies in the U.S., Canada and Bermuda. Prior to this role, Larson held various leadership roles at Chubb, most notably Senior Vice President, Specialty Risk Center Manager, where he led the design, structure and implementation process for the build out of its complex underwriting centers in the U.S. He began his career as a Commercial Lines Underwriter for Continental Insurance Company in California.

Larson holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Finance from California State University.

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