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CNA Names Bob Lindemann President and COO, CNA Commercial

Lindemann comes to CNA from Zurich North America, where he led a turnaround of the company's middle market business.

CNA Financial Corporation has named Bob Lindemann president and chief operating officer of the company's commercial lines operations, effective Aug. 4. In his new role, Lindemann will be responsible for achieving profitable growth in the $3.5 billion business unit, which includes Business Insurance, serving smaller accounts, and Commercial Insurance, serving middle market and risk management accounts. Lindemann will report to Tom Motamed, CNA's chairman and CEO.

"Bob's 33-year insurance career is a record of increasing responsibility and success in complex underwriting and claim functions," says Motamed. "His leadership, expertise and experience will be huge assets to our strategies for growing our Commercial Lines operations' top and bottom lines."

Lindemann joins CNA from Zurich North America, where he most recently served as chief operating officer of Commercial Markets, Zurich's largest business insurance unit in North America. During his tenure at Zurich, he led the turnaround of the company's middle market business, opening new offices, refreshing current products, adding proprietary products, and changing the geographic mix and segmentation, according to a CNA source.

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