CHICAGO, June 4, 2014 — CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE: CNA) announced the promotion of Matt Szabo to assistant vice president, Commercial Underwriting Officer for the Chicago, Illinois and Wisconsin Branches. In his new role, Matt will work with leadership to provide additional strategic underwriting support for all areas of CNA's commercial offerings. This includes strategic and referral assistance in the areas of Large Property, Casualty, Inland Marine, Ocean Marine, Foreign and Umbrella.
“Matt has played a key role in leading the Middle Market segment as the Underwriting Director for the Chicago Branch,” said Steve Wachtel, Senior Vice President and Northern Zone Officer. “I am confident that his proven leadership skills, underwriting expertise and strong producer relationships in the territory will position him to take on this expanded role, which will further improve our ability to act with ease and consistency while providing the best service for our customers.”
Matt joined CNA in 2009 as a Middle Market Underwriter, and has since held the positions of Underwriting Manager and Branch Underwriting Director for the Chicago Branch.
Matt can be reached at email@example.com or 312-822-7170.
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