NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) today announced that Michael Casella has joined the company as Senior Vice President, International Insurance. Casella will be responsible for furthering efforts to leverage the expertise from the company’s lines of business – personal, business, bond and specialty insurance – across its international footprint. He will also oversee sales and distribution outside the United States. Casella will report to Kevin Smith, President of International Insurance.
“We are pleased to have Michael join the International team,” said Smith. “He is a proven leader who has driven results in both U.S. and global organizations. His experience and insights will be valuable as we continue to leverage our enterprise-wide competitive advantages across our international operations.”
Casella joins Travelers after 32 years at Chubb, where he managed strategy and operations in 22 countries in North America, Europe and Asia. He was most recently Global Alternative Markets Field Officer, Chairman of Chubb Atlantic Indemnity Ltd. and Chief Executive Officer of Chubb Managing Agent of Lloyd’s. Casella also served as Chief Executive Officer of Chubb Europe from 2009 to 2014.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading provider of property casualty insurance for auto, home and business. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has approximately 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $27 billion in 2014. For more information, visit www.travelers.com.