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The Hartford has appointed Carl J. Carano vice president of loss control for the company’s Commercial Markets division. Carano will lead The Hartford’s development and delivery of a broad array of risk management services for The Hartford’s commercial insurance customers. He will report to David Carter, head of Middle Market.
Carl Carano, vice president of loss control at The Hartford. (Photo: Business Wire)“As The Hartford continues to drive growth as a multiline commercial insurer, loss control is a critical component of our customers’ insurance programs and a key way in which we deliver value,” said Carter. “Carl brings extensive property and casualty risk management experience to his role and is ideally suited to lead our loss control organization in delivering world class safety and risk engineering services for our customers and agents.” Carano brings more than 25 years of leadership in risk management, underwriting and loss control strategy to his role. He joins The Hartford from Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance, where he served as vice president and director of risk engineering, with responsibility for leading the company’s loss control and risk engineering operations. He has also held senior level risk management, loss control and underwriting positions with Selective Insurance, AIG and Cigna’s property and casualty operation. A Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Carano holds master’s degree in occupational safety and health management from the University of New Haven. He earned a bachelor’s degree in applied science with a concentration in occupational safety and health from Slippery Rock University. The Hartford’s loss control organization offers a broad array of services for the company’s commercial insurance customers and their agents. The Hartford’s technical experts and loss control consultants partner with customers to implement health and safety programs designed to protect assets, improve operations, prevent accidents and illnesses and reduce loss costs. For more information, visit www.thehartford.com/losscontrol. About The Hartford With more than 200 years of expertise, The Hartford (NYSE: HIG) is a leader in property and casualty insurance, group benefits and mutual funds. The company is widely recognized for its service excellence, sustainability practices, trust and integrity. More information on the company and its financial performance is available at www.thehartford.com. Join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheHartford. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TheHartford. HIG-M