People: Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (HIG.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Liam McGee

59 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Douglas Elliot

53 2014 President

Christopher Swift

53 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Beth Bombara

46 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Brion Johnson

54 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Robert Rupp

61 2011 Chief Risk Officer, Executive Vice President

Alan Kreczko

62 2007 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Martha Gervasi

52 2012 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

James Davey

49 2012 Executive Vice President; President of The Hartford Mutual Funds

Andre Napoli

49 2010 Executive Vice President; President - Consumer Markets

Scott Lewis

51 2013 Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Controller

Julie Richardson

51 2014 Director

Virginia Ruesterholz

52 2013 Director

Robert Allardice

2008 Independent Director

Trevor Fetter

54 2007 Independent Director

Kathryn Mikells

48 2010 Independent Director

Michael Morris

67 2004 Independent Director

Thomas Renyi

68 2010 Independent Director

Charles Strauss

71 2001 Independent Director

H. Patrick Swygert

71 1996 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Liam McGee

Mr. Liam E. McGee serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., effective July 1, 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. McGee worked for Bank of America Corporation, which he joined in 1990. At Bank of America Corporation, Mr. McGee most recently served as President, Bank of America Consumer and Small Business Bank, a position he held from August 2004 until his departure in September 2009. In that role, he operated the nation’s retail bank, serving more than 50 million consumer households and small businesses through a distribution network that included over 6,100 branches and the nation’s online and mobile bank. From August 2001 to August 2004, he served as President, Global Consumer Banking; from August 2000 to August 2001, he served as President, Bank of America California; and from August 1998 to August 2000, he served as President, Southern California Region. As the chief executive officer of the Company, Mr. McGee has launched a strategy designed to achieve sustainable, profitable growth and drive shareholder value. Mr. McGee provides unique insights into the Company’s businesses, relationships, competitive and financial positioning, senior leadership and strategic opportunities and challenges. Mr. McGee’s experiences as a senior leader in the financial services industry provide him with skills in key management disciplines that are relevant to the oversight of the Company’s business, including strategic planning, operational and risk management, finance and talent development. In addition, his experience serving consumers and small businesses and managing distribution networks are of particular relevance to the Company’s operations.

Douglas Elliot

Mr. Douglas G. Elliot serves as President of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., effective July 1, 2014. He joined The Hartford in April 2011 as president of Commercial Markets. Before that he served as president of Hartford Steam Boiler, a subsidiary of Munich Re, and was a senior advisor with Aspen Insurance Holdings. He began his career in public accounting before joining The Travelers Companies, Inc., where he rose through the ranks to become chief operating officer for Travelers Property-Casualty. Elliot earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Connecticut. He is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business insurance executive program and serves as chairman of the Board of Directors of Hartford Hospital.

Christopher Swift

Mr. Christopher J. Swift serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., effective July 1, 2014. He joined The Hartford in March 2010 and is currently executive vice president and chief financial officer. Previously he held various senior leadership and finance roles at American International Group (AIG). Swift began his career in public accounting at KPMG LLP focused on financial services and was eventually appointed head of the Global Insurance Industry Practice. He earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Marquette University and is a CPA. He serves on the Dean's Advisory Board at the Villanova School of Business and is a member of the International Insurance Society. He also serves on the Board of Connecticut Innovations, an organization that provides financing and support for innovative and growing companies.

Beth Bombara

Ms. Beth A. Bombara serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., effective July 1, 2014. She has been president of Talcott Resolution since July 2012 and prior to that served as senior vice president and controller for the company. She joined The Hartford in April 2004. Prior to that, Bombara was a senior manager in Deloitte & Touche LLP's audit practice and was a partner at Arthur Andersen LLP. Bombara earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Bryant University and is a CPA. Bombara serves on the boards of The Village for Families and Children in Hartford, Conn., The Bushnell, a Hartford, Conn., performing arts center, and the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame.

Brion Johnson

Mr. Brion Johnson is Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. He was Hartford Investment Management Company's chief financial officer and head of strategy and development. Prior to joining The Hartford, Johnson served as executive vice president and head of portfolio management for PPM America, Inc, the North American subsidiary of London-based Prudential, plc, where he built and led an investment team responsible for client relationships, portfolio management, quantitative and risk management, and trade execution. Johnson also held management positions at the Kemper Corporation and Jackson National Life Insurance Company. A chartered financial analyst, he earned a B.A. in economics from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business.

Robert Rupp

Mr. Robert Rupp is Chief Risk Officer, Executive Vice President of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. He served as the Executive Vice President, Head of Enterprise-Wide Market Risk, BONY Mellon (September 2008-October 2011); Managing Director, Risk Management, JP Morgan Chase (2004-2008). He earned a juris doctorate from American University, Washington College of Law and a bachelor's degree in economics from Fairfield University.

Alan Kreczko

Mr. Alan J. Kreczko is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. He was previously Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel where he oversaw the law department’s property and casualty, life, investment and compliance units. Prior to joining the Company in 2002, Mr. Kreczko held senior positions within the United States Government. He served as acting Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, where he led the State Department’s humanitarian response in conflict situations, including Afghanistan, Timor, Sudan and West Africa. Prior to that position, he served as Legal Advisor to President Clinton’s National Security Council. He has served as Deputy General Counsel to the Department of State and as legal advisor to the President of the United States’ personal representatives for Middle East negotiations.

Martha Gervasi

Ms. Martha Gervasi is Executive Vice President - Human Resources of The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.She joined The Hartford as senior vice president of human resources for the company's Consumer Markets business as well as the Finance and Enterprise Risk Management functions. In January 2012, Gervasi assumed the role of human resources lead for the company's Commercial Markets division. Prior to joining The Hartford, Gervasi served as global human resources leader and chief human resources officer for a division of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation and in a variety of human resources leadership roles at General Electric Corporation. She earned her B.A. in American studies from St. Joseph College in West Hartford, Conn., and an M.B.A. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

James Davey

Mr. James E. Davey is Executive Vice President of Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., and President of The Hartford Mutual Funds, a subsidiary of the Company. He was Executive Vice President, Retirement Division (2009-2010); Executive Vice President, Employer Markets Group (2008-2009); Senior Vice President, Retirement Plans (2006-2008).

Andre Napoli

Mr. Andre A. Napoli is Executive Vice President, President - Consumer Markets of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. He served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, CUNA Mutual Group (July 2009-August 2010 ); Senior Vice President, Consumer Products, CUNA Mutual Group (August 2007-July 2009); Vice President, Standard Auto Product and Pricing, Nationwide (October 2006-August 2007); Vice President, Personal Lines Pricing and Research, Nationwide (July 2005-October 2006).

Scott Lewis

Mr. Scott R. Lewis serves as Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Controller of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., effective May 3, 2013. From 2009 to the present, Mr. Lewis has served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of the Company's Consumer Markets division, with responsibility for, among other things, all aspects of the finance operations as well as Enterprise Business Services which includes information technology, enterprise operations, procurement and real estate. Mr. Lewis served as vice president of Property & Casualty Financial Reporting and Analysis from 2003 through 2009 and as assistant vice president and controller of Hart Re, a division that formally wrote assumed reinsurance, from 2002 through 2003. Mr. Lewis joined the Company in 1998 as assistant vice president and director in charge of internal audit for Property and Casualty. Previously, he served as a principal of Arthur Andersen.

Julie Richardson

Ms. Julie G. Richardson serves as Director of The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. Ms. Richardson is a senior advisor of Providence Equity Partners, a leading global private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media, communications, education and information companies around the world. Prior to becoming a senior advisor in 2012, Ms. Richardson was a partner and head of the firm’s New York Office from where she also led the firm’s global communications investment practice. Before joining Providence in 2003, Ms. Richardson served as vice chairman of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.’s investment banking division and head of its telecommunications, media and technology group. Earlier in her career, Ms. Richardson was a managing director at Merrill Lynch & Co. With over 25 years of financial services experience as a banker and investment professional at some of the world’s largest financial services firms, Ms. Richardson has demonstrated skills in key management disciplines that are relevant to the oversight of the Company’s business, including capital markets, finance and operational expertise.

Virginia Ruesterholz

Ms. Virginia P. Ruesterholz is Director of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Ms. Ruesterholz was the Executive Vice President of Verizon Communications, responsible for overseeing key strategic initiatives, a position she assumed on January 1, 2012 and held until her retirement in July 2012. From 2009 to 2011, she served as President of the former Verizon Services Operations (VSO), a $10 billion global shared-services business group with over 25,000 employees that operated Verizon’s wireline network as well as the finance operations, real estate and supply chain services that supported all Verizon companies. Ms. Ruesterholz joined New York Telephone as a manager in 1984. During her twenty-eight year career, she served in positions of increasing responsibility including serving as President of Verizon Telecom, where she was responsible for sales, customer service, operations and IT for the consumer, general business and domestic wholesale markets and President of Verizon Partner Solutions responsible for Verizon’s wholesale business. She is Chair of the Board of Trustees at Stevens Institute of Technology. Ms. Ruesterholz’s extensive senior leadership experience at Verizon, a global and highly regulated organization, positions her well to advise the Board and senior management on a wide range of strategic, operational and financial matters. She is able to provide insights into many aspects of the Company’s business including sales, customer service, operational and risk management, and information technology, all essential to the Company’s growth strategy. Ms. Ruesterholz also brings to the Board substantial financial expertise acquired through her role as President of various divisions within Verizon and most recently as Chair of the Finance Committee and Member of the Audit Committee at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Robert Allardice

Mr. Robert B. Allardice, III, is Independent Director of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Mr. Allardice is a retired regional chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank Americas Holding Corporation, North and South America. He began his financial services career at Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc., where he spent nearly 20 years in positions of increasing responsibility. He co-founded the company’s Merger Arbitrage Department and later became chief operating officer of the Equity Department. He was also a founding member of Morgan Stanley’s Finance Committee. Following Morgan Stanley, he was a consultant to Smith Barney, and later joined Deutsche Bank Americas Holding Corporation, where he held the positions of regional chief executive officer, North and South America, and of advisory director, among other posts. Mr. Allardice has over thirty-five years of experience in the financial services industry, including at the senior executive officer level. As a senior leader at multiple complex financial institutions, Mr. Allardice demonstrated skills in key management disciplines that are relevant to the oversight of the Company’s business, including strategic planning, risk management, talent development, finance and financial reporting. Mr. Allardice’s experience interfacing with regulators and establishing governance frameworks acquired through his years of service in the industry is relevant to the oversight of the Company’s regulated businesses. Further, his experience capital markets-based businesses is relevant to the oversight of the Company’s Hartford Investment Management Company (“HIMCO”) and corporate finance activities.

Trevor Fetter

Mr. Trevor Fetter is Independent Director of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Mr. Fetter is President and Chief Executive Officer of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, positions he has held since November 2002 and September 2003, respectively. From March 2000 to November 2002, Mr. Fetter served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Broadlane, Inc., a provider of technology solutions for the healthcare industry. From 1995 to 2000, Mr. Fetter served as the Chief Financial Officer of Tenet Healthcare Corporation. As the chief executive officer of a publicly-traded healthcare company, Mr. Fetter has demonstrated his ability to lead the management and operations of a complex, regulated organization. Mr. Fetter’s leadership experience has equipped him with skills in key management disciplines that are relevant to the oversight of the Company’s business, including strategic planning, operational and risk management, regulatory affairs, talent development and corporate governance. As a chief financial officer of a publicly-traded company, Mr. Fetter also gained experience in corporate finance, financial reporting and the capital markets, all of which are relevant to the oversight of the Company’s operations and corporate finance activities.

Kathryn Mikells

Ms. Kathryn A. Mikells is Independent Director of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Ms. Mikells serves as the Chief Financial Officer of security services company ADT, a position she has held since April, 2012. On March 28, 2013, Ms. Mikells was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Xerox Corporation, effective May 2, 2013. From October 2010 until December 2011, Ms. Mikells was the Chief Financial Officer of Nalco. Prior to joining Nalco, Ms. Mikells was Chief Financial Officer for UAL Corporation, parent company of United Airlines. She was named Chief Financial Officer of UAL in August 2008, and was appointed Executive Vice President in July 2009. Prior to being named Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Mikells served as Vice President of Investor Relations for United. She previously served as Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis, Vice President and Treasurer, Vice President of Corporate Real Estate, Director of Corporate Planning and Chief Financial Officer of Mileage Plus. Ms. Mikells joined United in 1994 as a financial analyst. Ms. Mikells has demonstrated the ability to lead the financial management of multi-national, complex organizations.

Michael Morris

Mr. Michael G. Morris is Independent Director of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Mr. Morris is Chairman of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (“AEP”), a position he has held since February 2004. From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Morris served as President and Chief Executive Officer of AEP. He previously was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Northeast Utilities from August 1997 to December 2003. Mr. Morris has operational and management experience acquired through his service as the chief executive officer of multiple publicly-traded companies in the regulated energy industry. As a senior leader responsible for the management of complex business operations, Mr. Morris has experience in areas that are relevant to the oversight of the Company’s business, including strategic planning, risk management, regulatory affairs, talent development and corporate governance. Further, he has served on the Board of Directors of several publicly-traded companies where he has acquired experience in overseeing complex operations.

Thomas Renyi

Mr. Thomas A. Renyi is Independent Director of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Mr. Renyi served as Executive Chairman of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation from July 2007 until he retired in August 2008. Prior to that he served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Bank of New York Company, Inc. and The Bank of New York, from February 1998 to July 2007. His career at The Bank of New York Mellon and its predecessor company spanned almost four decades and included key leadership roles in securities servicing, credit policy, capital markets, and domestic and international banking. He also headed the transition team responsible for integrating Irving Trust Company into Bank of New York. Mr. Renyi has nearly forty years of experience in the financial services industry, including nearly ten years of experience at the chairman and chief executive officer level. Mr. Renyi has acquired skills in areas that are relevant to the oversight of the Company’s operations through his years of service as a senior leader, including strategic planning, capital markets, operational and risk management, corporate governance and talent development. Through his service on the Board of Directors of several publicly-traded companies, he has acquired experience in overseeing complex operations.

Charles Strauss

Mr. Charles B. Strauss is Independent Director of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Mr. Strauss served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Unilever United States, Inc., a primary business group of Unilever, the international food and home and personal care organization, from May 2000 until his retirement in December 2004. While at Unilever, he also held the positions of Group President, Unilever Home and Personal Care—North America since September 1999 and Chairman of the North America Committee, which coordinates Unilever’s North American activities. Mr. Strauss has experience guiding, complex organizations acquired through nearly two decades of service as an executive in the consumer products industry, including at the chief executive officer level. As the leader of a , publicly-traded company with global operations, Mr. Strauss demonstrated skills in areas that are relevant to the oversight of the Company, including strategic planning, complex distribution channels, risk management, talent development and corporate governance. Mr. Strauss also has experience in corporate finance and financial reporting. Further, he has served on the Board of Directors of several publicly-traded companies where he has acquired experience in overseeing complex operations.

H. Patrick Swygert

Mr. H. Patrick Swygert is Independent Director of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Mr. Swygert is President Emeritus and professor emeritus at Howard University. He previously served as President of Howard University, Washington, D.C., a position he held from August 1995 until his retirement as President in June 2008. He was President of the University at Albany, State University of New York, from 1990 to 1995.Mr. Swygert brings and leadership experience to the Board demonstrated in nearly two decades of service as the president of two universities. Mr. Swygert led the academic and financial revitalization of both Howard University and the University of Albany, demonstrating skills in areas that are relevant to the oversight of the Company, including strategic planning, risk management, talent development and governance. Mr. Swygert’s leadership roles at educational, governmental and cultural organizations provide him with a unique perspective on civic and cultural issues and regulatory affairs. Further, he has served on the Board of Directors of several publicly-traded companies where he has acquired experience in overseeing complex operations.
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