The Hartford and WTW each announced appointments of chief claims officers. Hamilton Insurance appointed a head of investor relations.


The Hartford appointed Stephen Deane chief claims officer, effective Nov. 6, succeeding Mary Nasenbenny.

Stephen Deane

Deane will report directly to John Kinney, head of Claims and Operations, and will be a member of The Hartford’s executive leadership team.

Nasenbenny is set to retire at the end of 2023.

Deane is returning to The Hartford after three years at Liberty Mutual Insurance, where he served as executive vice president and chief claims officer, Global Risk Solutions, North America. Before joining Liberty Mutual, he gained more than 16 years of experience at The Hartford in various leadership roles, including senior vice president of Group Benefits and Workers’ Compensation claims. Prior to that, he was an attorney at Robinson & Cole, LLP, and managed a claims team at Travelers.


Broker and global advisory WTW announced that Rob Powell will join WTW ins early 2024 as Global Chief Claims Officer.

Powell will report directly to Adam Garrard, Global Head of Risk & Broking.

He was formerly the Global Chief Claims Officer at Marsh McLennan from 2014 where he oversaw Marsh’s claims operations, advocacy, and forensic advisory services.

At WTW, he will focus on the firm’s end-to-end claims proposition, including aligning claims teams working with WTW’s strong specialist industry practices as well as delivering enhanced claims services through data and analytics.


Jon Levenson

On the heels of filing an IPO registration statement last week, Bermuda-based Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd. announced the appointment of Jon Levenson as Senior Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations.

Levenson will report to Group CFO Craig Howie and he will be based in the US.

Most recently, Levenson served as SVP, Head of Investor Relations at Everest Re Group, Ltd. Prior to Everest, he spent over a decade leading the investor relations and treasury functions at Validus Holdings, Ltd.