Emilee DeMartino Appointed Vice President Of Leadership Development And Change Management

CHICAGO, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA today announced the recent appointment of Emilee DeMartino to Vice President of Leadership Development and Change Management in the Company's Human Resources department. In this role, Emilee has assumed responsibility for CNA's Organizational Change Management operation in addition to her existing role overseeing the Talent Management and Leadership Development teams. Consolidating leadership development and change management will provide CNA with the flexibility to deploy talent to its most critical priorities, while continuing to build a strong change management methodology across the company. She reports to Annette Reid, Vice President, Talent Management, Human Resources.

"Emilee's more than 14 years of strategy and change management experience, coupled with her strong leadership development background, has enabled CNA to deliver award-winning programs that address the development needs of our employees while advancing our strategic priorities. This expertise, coupled with her broad understanding of our business, makes Emilee an outstanding choice for her expanded role," Reid said.

Emilee joined CNA in May 2011 as Assistant Vice President of Leadership Development and Talent Management, where she was responsible for developing and driving CNA's talent and leadership strategies, including high-potential talent development, employee engagement, coaching, talent review and succession planning. Prior to CNA, Emilee held roles at Accenture and Mercer Consulting.

Emilee earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and leadership studies from Fort Hays State University and a master's in business administration from Kansas State University.

About CNA
Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the country's eighth largest commercial insurance writer and the 14th largest property and casualty company. CNA's insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. CNA's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit CNA at www.cna.com. "CNA" is a service mark registered by CNA Financial Corporation with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Certain CNA Financial Corporation subsidiaries use the "CNA" service mark in connection with insurance underwriting and claims activities.

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