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CNA Names Roger Nulton SVP for Producer and Product Development

In his newly created position, the former Fireman's Fund exec will unite CNA's production and sales team with its product development leaders.

CNA Financial Corporation has named Roger Nulton senior VP of Producer and Product Development, effective June 13. In the newly created position, Nulton will provide overall leadership in the development and execution of strategies that drive field sales performance, and have responsibility for product development across all lines of business, according to a CNA statement.

Under Nulton's leadership, CNA will combine its production and sales team with its product development leaders. This structural change directly supports CNA's core strategy of developing industry verticals, according to the carrier. The company expects that this bridge between product development and distribution is will position CNA to be more responsive to its producers and customers.

"Roger's strategic and operational experience will be a key asset in our continued focus on developing a sales culture and optimizing producer performance," comments Tim Szerlong, president of Worldwide Field Operations, CNA. "For the first time, we will have an enterprise level product development capability with a straight-line connection to our production sources."

Nulton joins CNA with nearly 30 years of insurance industry experience, including leadership of major business units and field operations. He recently served as president of Agribusiness, a $1.6 billion unit of Fireman's Fund Insurance (Novato, Calif.). In addition, Nulton led the worldwide relationship between Aon (Chicago) and Allianz (Munich), the parent company of Fireman's Fund. Previously, he served as president of Fireman's Fund's $1.8 billion Commercial Insurance business.

Anthony O'Donnell has covered technology in the insurance industry since 2000, when he joined the editorial staff of Insurance & Technology. As an editor and reporter for I&T and the InformationWeek Financial Services of TechWeb he has written on all areas of information ... View Full Bio

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