CNA Appoints New Senior Vice President in Finance

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CNA Financial Corporation (NYS: CNA) today announced the appointment of James Anderson as senior vice president, Financial Planning & Analysis and Corporate Development effective November 5, 2012.

"We are pleased to have James join the CNA team in this critical role," said Craig Mense, CNA's executive vice president and chief financial officer. "He is a proven leader whose expertise will ensure the financial alignment of strategic initiatives to the broader corporate agenda."


In this role, Anderson will be responsible for corporate mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. He will also lead all aspects of corporate financial planning and analysis, as well as investor relations.

Anderson brings to CNA more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has spent most of his investment banking career focused on the property & casualty insurance sector advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets transactions. He most recently served as managing director at the Macquarie Group Limited, where he led the insurance practice and team. Prior to Macquarie, Anderson spent five years with Accenture.

Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the country's seventh largest commercial insurance writer and the 13th 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 registered trademark of CNA Financial Corporation.

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