People: Travelers Companies Inc (TRV)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jay Fishman

61 2008 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Brian MacLean

60 2008 President, Chief Operating Officer

Jay Benet

61 2005 Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer

William Heyman

65 2005 Vice Chairman, Chief Investment Officer

Alan Schnitzer

48 2012 Chief Legal Officer, Vice Chairman - Financial, Professional & International Insurance and Field Management

Doreen Spadorcia

56 2012 Vice Chairman - Claim Services, Personal Insurance, Operations and Systems, and Risk Control

Andy Bessette

60 2004 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Kenneth Spence

58 2005 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Maria Olivo

49 2010 Executive Vice President - Strategic Development and Corporate Treasurer

John Clifford

58 2007 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

William Cunningham

48 2010 Executive Vice President - Business Insurance

John Dasburg

71 2010 Lead Independent Director

Philip Ruegger

64 2014 Director

Alan Beller

64 2007 Independent Director

Janet Dolan

64 2001 Independent Director

Kenneth Duberstein

69 1998 Independent Director

Patricia Higgins

64 2007 Independent Director

Thomas Hodgson

72 1997 Independent Director

William Kane

63 2012 Independent Director

Cleve Killingsworth

56 2007 Independent Director

Donald Shepard

68 2009 Independent Director

Laurie Thomsen

56 2004 Independent Director

Gabriella Nawi

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Biographies

Name Description

Jay Fishman

Mr. Jay S. Fishman is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Travelers Companies Inc. Mr. Fishman is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Travelers. He has served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer since the April 1, 2004 merger of The St. Paul Companies, Inc. with Travelers Property Casualty Corp. that formed the Company, and he assumed the additional role of Chairman in September 2005. He held the additional title of President from October 2001 until June 2008. From October 2001 until April 2004, Mr. Fishman had been Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of The St. Paul Companies, Inc. Mr. Fishman held several key executive posts at Citigroup Inc. from 1998 to October 2001, including Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Travelers insurance business. Starting in 1989, Mr. Fishman worked as an executive for Primerica, which became part of Citigroup. Mr. Fishman is a director of Exxon Mobil Corporation and Carlyle Group Management L.L.C. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of the New York City Ballet, a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, a member of the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, and a member and trustee of New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Brian MacLean

Mr. Brian W. MacLean is President and Chief Operating Officer of Travelers Companies Inc. He has been Chief Operating Officer since May 2005 and President since June 2008. Prior to that, he had been Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since May 2005. Prior to that, he had been Co-Chief Operating Officer of the Company since February 2005. Before that, he was Executive Vice President, Claim Services for the Company, and prior thereto, for TPC. Prior to that, Mr. MacLean served as President of Select Accounts for TIGHI from July 1999 to January 2002. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of Claim Services from March 1993 to June 1996. From June 1996 to July 1999, Mr. MacLean was Chief Financial Officer for Commercial Lines. He joined TIGHI in 1988.

Jay Benet

Mr. Jay S. Benet is Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer of Travelers Companies Inc., since August 2005. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since the Merger, and from February 2002 until the Merger, he held those same offices at TPC. From March 2001 until January 2002, Mr. Benet was the worldwide head of financial planning, analysis and reporting at Citigroup and Chief Financial Officer for Citigroup's Global Consumer Europe, Middle East and Africa unit between April 2000 and March 2001. Before that, Mr. Benet spent ten years in various executive positions with Travelers Life & Annuity, including Chief Financial Officer of Travelers Life & Annuity and Executive Vice President, Group Annuity from December 1998 to April 2000, and Senior Vice President Group Annuity from December 1996 to December 1998. Prior to joining Travelers Life & Annuity, Mr. Benet was a partner of Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers).

William Heyman

Mr. William H. Heyman is Vice Chairman, Chief Investment Officer of Travelers Companies Inc. He has been Chief Investment Officer of the Company since the Merger and Vice Chairman since May 2005. Prior to May 2005, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of the Company since the Merger. Prior to the Merger, he held those same offices with SPC since he joined SPC in May 2002. Mr. Heyman held various executive positions with Citigroup from 1995 through 2002, including the position of chairman of Citigroup Investments from 2000 to 2002. Prior to joining Citigroup in 1995, Mr. Heyman was, successively: a managing director of Salomon Brothers; Director of the Division of Market Regulation of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; and a managing director of Smith Barney.

Alan Schnitzer

Mr. Alan D. Schnitzer is Chief Legal Officer, Vice Chairman - Financial, Professional & International Insurance and Field Management of Travelers Companies, Inc., since May 2012. Prior to that, he was Vice Chairman and Chief Legal Officer since joining the Company in April 2007 and Executive Vice President—Financial, Professional and International Insurance since May 2008. Prior to that time, he was a partner at the law firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where he advised corporate clients on a variety of transactions and general corporate law matters. Mr. Schnitzer joined Simpson Thacher in 1991.

Doreen Spadorcia

Ms. Doreen Spadorcia is Vice Chairman - Claim Services, Personal Insurance, Operations and Systems, and Risk Control of Travelers Companies, Inc., since May 2012. Prior to that, she was Chief Executive Officer—Personal Insurance and Executive Vice President—Claim Services, from July 2009 to May 2012. From March 2005 to July 2009, she was Executive Vice President—Claim Services. Prior to that, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of Bond operations for the Company since the Merger and, before that, for TPC since June 2002. From 1994 to May 2002, she managed the TPC Bond claim operation and served as General Counsel of that business unit. She joined TIGHI in 1986 as a claim attorney.

Andy Bessette

Mr. Andy F. Bessette is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of Travelers Companies Inc. Hehas been Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of the Company since the Merger, and prior to that, he held the same offices with SPC since joining SPC in January 2002. Before that, he was Vice President of Corporate Real Estate and Services for TPC. From 1980 to December 2001, Mr. Bessette held a number of management positions at TIGHI.

Kenneth Spence

Mr. Kenneth F. Spence, III, is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Travelers Companies Inc., since January 2005. From August 2004 to January 2005, he was Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Prior to that, Mr. Spence served in several leadership positions in the Company's Legal Services group, and from April 1998 until the Merger, in SPC's Legal Services Group. Mr. Spence joined SPC in April 1998, upon SPC's merger with USF&G Corporation, where he had served as legal counsel.

Maria Olivo

Ms. Maria Olivo is Executive Vice President - Strategic Development and Corporate Treasurer of Travelers Companies, Inc., since July 2010. Prior to that, she was Executive Vice President—Treasurer since June 2009. Prior to that, she was Executive Vice President—Market Development since October 2007. Since joining the company in 2002, Ms. Olivo has held a number of executive positions, including leading Corporate Development, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. Prior to joining Travelers in 2002, Ms. Olivo was deputy head of Strategic Investments at Swiss Re Capital Partners from April 2000 to June 2002. Prior to that, she was a director in Salomon Smith Barney's Investment Bank.

John Clifford

Mr. John P. Clifford, Jr. is Executive Vice President - Human Resources of Travelers Companies Inc., since May 2007. He was Senior Vice President—Human Resources of the Company since the Merger, and from February 2002 until the Merger, he held that same office at SPC. From January 1994 through February 2002 he managed compensation and benefits for SPC and was named Vice President in 1999. He joined SPC in June 1984 as a compensation analyst, and from November 1984 to January 1994, he managed compensation for SPC.

William Cunningham

Mr. William E. Cunningham, Jr. is Executive Vice President - Business Insurance of Travelers Companies Inc., since March 1, 2010. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President—Business Insurance where he was responsible for Commercial Accounts, Construction, Technology, Public Sector Services, Global Accounts, Excess Casualty and Oil & Gas since September 2007. In July 2006, he was named President and CEO of Commercial Accounts. He had been promoted to President of National Accounts in 2005 and President of Travelers Construction in April 2001. Prior to that, Mr. Cunningham served as Regional Vice President for the Northeast Region of National Accounts since July 1997, after serving as Managing Director of the Northeastern territory for National Accounts since 1996. He began his career with Travelers in 1987 as an account executive in the Commercial Accounts marketing department in Albany, New York.

John Dasburg

Mr. John H. Dasburg is Lead Independent Director of Travelers Companies Inc. Mr. Dasburg has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ASTAR USA, LLC, a holding company investing in aviation operations, since April 2003. He served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Burger King Corporation from April 2001 through January 2003 and as Chairman of Burger King from April 2001 to March 2003. Mr. Dasburg served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Airlines from 1989 through March 2001. From 1980 to 1989, he held a number of positions at Marriott Corporation, including President of The Lodging Group, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Real Estate Officer. From 1973 to 1980, Mr. Dasburg was employed by KPMG Peat Marwick, serving as a Tax Partner from 1978 to 1980. Mr. Dasburg is currently a member of the Advisory Board of Trilantic Capital Partners.

Philip Ruegger

Mr. Philip T. Ruegger III, has been appointed as Director of Travelers Companies, Inc., effective February 3, 2014. Mr. Ruegger served as Chairman of the Executive Committee of the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (“Simpson Thacher”) from 2004 until his retirement in 2013. He was a member of the firm’s executive committee from 1993 through June 2013. Mr. Ruegger joined Simpson Thacher in 1974 and became a partner in 1981. At Simpson Thacher, he advised clients on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, investigations, corporate finance and general corporate and securities law matters. Mr. Ruegger is Chairman of the Board of the Henry Street Settlement and is an Honorary Trustee of the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Alan Beller

Mr. Alan L. Beller is Independent Director of Travelers Companies Inc., since 2007. Mr. Beller is a partner, based in the New York City office, of the law firm of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP (“Cleary”). Mr. Beller joined Cleary in 1976, became a partner in 1984 and returned to Cleary in August 2006 after serving as the Director of the Division of Corporation Finance of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and as Senior Counselor to the Commission from January 2002 until February 2006. Mr. Beller is a member of the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Janet Dolan

Ms. Janet M. Dolan is Independent Director of Travelers Companies Inc., since May 1, 2001. Ms. Dolan has been President of Act 3 Enterprises, LLC, a consulting services company, since August 2006. She served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Tennant Company, a manufacturer of nonresidential floor maintenance equipment and products, from April 1999 until her retirement in December 2005, and she had served in a number of senior executive positions with Tennant Company from 1986 until April 1999. Prior to joining Tennant Company, Ms. Dolan was a director of the Minnesota Lawyers’ Professional Responsibility Board. Ms. Dolan is also a director of Donaldson Company, Inc. and Wenger Corporation.

Kenneth Duberstein

Mr. Kenneth M. Duberstein is Independent Director of Travelers Companies Inc., since May 5, 1998. Mr. Duberstein has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Duberstein Group, Inc., a strategic advisory and consulting firm, since 1989. Previously, Mr. Duberstein served as Chief of Staff to President Ronald Reagan from 1988 to 1989 and as Deputy Chief of Staff during 1987. From 1984 to 1986, Mr. Duberstein was Vice President of Timmons & Company in Washington, D.C. Prior to that, he held the White House position as Assistant to the President, Legislative Affairs from 1981 to 1983. From 1977 to 1980, Mr. Duberstein was Vice President of the Committee for Economic Development. He serves as Chairman of the Harvard Institute of Politics at the Kennedy School of Government, is a director of the Brookings Institution and the National Alliance to End Homelessness and is a lifetime trustee for the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Mr. Duberstein is also a director of The Boeing Company and Mack-Cali Realty Corp. During the prior five years, Mr. Duberstein also served as a director of ConocoPhillips until April 2012 and Dell Inc. until October 2013.

Patricia Higgins

Ms. Patricia L. Higgins is Independent Director of Travelers Companies Inc., since 2007. Ms. Higgins served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Switch and Data Facilities, Inc., a provider of neutral interconnection and collocation services, from September 2000 until her retirement in February 2004. In 1999 and 2000, Ms. Higgins served as Executive Vice President of the Gartner Group and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Research Board, a segment of the Gartner Group. From 1997 to 1999, she served as Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Alcoa Inc., and from 1995 to 1997, she served as Vice President and President (Communications Market Business Unit) of Unisys Corporation. From 1977 to 1995, she served in various managerial positions, including as Corporate Vice President and Group Vice President (State of New York) for Verizon (NYNEX) and Vice President, International Sales Operations (Lucent) for AT&T Corporation/Lucent. Ms. Higgins currently serves on the Board of Directors of Barnes & Noble, Inc., Internap Network Services Corporation and Dycom Industries. During the prior five years, Ms. Higgins also served as a director of Visteon Corporation until October 2010.

Thomas Hodgson

Mr. Thomas R. Hodgson is Independent Director of Travelers Companies Inc., since August 11, 1997. Mr. Hodgson served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Abbott Laboratories, a global diversified health care company, from 1990 until his retirement in 1998. Prior to that, he had been President of the Abbott International Division from 1983 to 1990 and President of the Hospital Products Division from 1978 to 1983. Mr. Hodgson held various other management positions with Abbott from 1972 to 1978. Mr. Hodgson is currently a director of Idenix Pharmaceuticals.

William Kane

Mr. William J. Kane is an Independent Director of Travelers Companies Inc. Mr. Kane served as an audit partner with Ernst & Young for 25 years until his retirement in 2010, during which time he specialized in providing accounting, auditing and consulting services to the insurance and financial services industries. Prior to that he served in various auditing roles with Ernst & Young. Mr. Kane is currently a director of AIG Life Holdings, Inc.

Cleve Killingsworth

Mr. Cleve L. Killingsworth, Jr., is Independent Director of Travelers Companies Inc., since 2007. Mr. Killingsworth served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc. from July 2005 until March 2010. He served as Chairman from January 2008 to March 2010. He joined the company in February 2004 as President and Chief Operating Officer. Before joining Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Mr. Killingsworth served the Henry Ford Health System as Senior Vice President of Insurance and Managed Care, as well as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Health Alliance Plan. He joined Henry Ford Health Systems in January 1998 after holding senior management positions with: the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan; Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rochester, NY; Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound; The American Hospital Association; and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Killingsworth is currently a faculty member of the Harvard Medical School and serves on the Harvard Medical Board of Fellows. Mr. Killingsworth is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of The MITRE Corporation and the Board of Overseers of the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) and the College Retirement Equities Fund (CREF).

Donald Shepard

Mr. Donald J. Shepard is Independent Director of Travelers Companies Inc., since December 9, 2009. Mr. Shepard served as Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of AEGON N.V., an international life insurance and pension company, from April 2002 until his retirement in April 2008. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer of AEGON USA since 1989, and in 1992, he became a member of the Executive Board of AEGON N.V. Mr. Shepard currently serves as a member of the board of directors of PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. and CSX Corporation.

Laurie Thomsen

Ms. Laurie J. Thomsen is Independent Director of Travelers Companies Inc., since April 1, 2004. Ms. Thomsen served as an Executive Partner of New Profit, Inc., a venture philanthropy firm, from 2006 to 2010, and she served on its board from 2001 to 2006. Prior to that, she was a co-founding General Partner of Prism Venture Partners, a venture capital firm investing in healthcare and technology companies, from 1995 until her retirement in 2004. From 1984 until 1995, she worked at the venture capital firm Harbourvest Partners in Boston, where she was a General Partner from 1988 until 1995. Ms. Thomsen was in commercial lending at U.S. Trust Company of New York from 1979 until 1984. Ms. Thomsen is a director of MFS Mutual Funds. She is also a trustee of Williams College and a director of KickStart International and uAspire.

Gabriella Nawi

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