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CNA Hardy Appoints Bjørn Petersen Reg Dir for Scandinavia

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CNA Hardy Appoints Bjørn H. Petersen As Regional Director for Scandinavia

LONDON, 26 April 2016 – CNA Hardy, a leading specialist commercial insurance provider for clients within the Lloyd’s and company markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bjørn H. Petersen as Regional Director for Scandinavia.

Reporting to Luc Malâtre, Head of European Regions, Bjørn will be responsible for driving profitable growth and developing CNA Hardy’s presence across the Scandinavian region.

Previously, Bjørn spent twelve years at Chubb Insurance, where held a number of senior positions, most recently Scandinavian Regional Manager. During his time at Chubb, Bjørn led the company’s strategic positioning and implementation towards the middle-market in the Scandinavian regions, growing profitability and maintaining retention rates.

David Brosnan, CEO at CNA Hardy, said: “I am delighted to welcome Bjørn to CNA Hardy. With over 38 years of experience, his insight will be invaluable as we seek to develop our brand and presence in the Scandinavian market.”

"Bjørn’s appointment truly demonstrates our intention to bring go-to market leaders to our underwriting teams, as we work towards our long-term strategy to build scale and relevance across our chosen sectors."

It is expected that Bjørn will join the company June 1st 2016.

About CNA Hardy 
CNA Hardy, acting through Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Limited and CNA Insurance Company Limited, independent wholly-owned UK subsidiaries, are a leading specialist commercial insurance provider for clients within both the Lloyd’s and company markets. For more information, please visit CNA Hardy at www.cnahardy.com.

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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CNA Insurance Company Limited (company registration number 950) and Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Limited (company registration number 1264271) are authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (firm reference number 202777 and 204843 respectively). CNA Services (UK) Limited (registered number 8836589). ‘CNAHardy’ is a trading name of CNA Insurance Company Limited and Hardy Underwriting Group PLC (which includes Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Limited and Hardy Underwriting Asia PTE). VAT registration number 667557779.

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