CHICAGO, June 14, 2017 CNA today announced that it has created a new, centralized Affinity Programs unit within CNA Specialty to build on the Company's expertise in affinity and delegated underwriting programs. The new Affinity Programs unit will be led by John Brand, Senior Vice President, Specialty Underwriting.
"John's success working with CNA's managing general underwriters (MGUs) partners and program managers makes him the ideal leader to bring together CNA's expertise in program management," said Kevin Smith, President and Chief Operating Officer, CNA Specialty. "Establishing a centralized Affinity Programs unit demonstrates CNA's commitment to bringing specialization to managing these types of business insurance programs and better aligns the expertise of our team with the needs of our customers."
The new Affinity Programs unit includes CNA's underwriting services for Accountants, Architects & Engineers (A&E), Community Associations, Dentists, Law Firms and Legal Services, Nurses, Real Estate and Wholesalers.
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 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 registered trademark of CNA Financial Corporation. Certain CNA Financial Corporation subsidiaries use the "CNA" trademark in connection with insurance underwriting and claims activities.
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