James Anderson is Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, and is responsible for all aspects of CNA’s financial organization, including asset and capital management, financial planning and analysis (FP&A), investor relations, treasury services, corporate accounting, financial reporting, corporate tax, financial regulation, internal audit and corporate development.
Prior to assuming the role of Chief Financial Officer, James served as Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Development and Financial Planning and Analysis, responsible for the strategic oversight for Capital Management, Investor Relations, Rating Agency Management, Mergers & Acquisitions, and FP&A.
Prior to joining CNA in November 2012, James spent nearly a decade in investment banking focused on the insurance industry, ultimately as a Managing Director at Macquarie Capital. That experience followed five years of consulting at Accenture.
James earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA with honors from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.