CHICAGO, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE: CNA) today announced the appointment of Rocco Orlando to senior vice president, Sales and Distribution. In this role, Rocco will provide leadership to the United States, Canada and Europe, focusing efforts on executing strategies that drive field sales performance and distribution strategies to improve the company's market position with its producers.
"Rocco has proven himself to be a strong leader with a track record of winning results," said Tim Szerlong, president, Worldwide Field Operations. "His agency relationship skills, combined with his strategic and operational experience, will be key assets in our continued focus on optimizing CNA's relationships with producers and developing a strong sales culture."
Rocco joined CNA in November 2012 as vice president of the Birmingham (Ala.) Branch.
Rocco has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, including seven years as a regional vice president and two years as a branch manager with The Hartford.
Rocco holds a bachelor of science in business administration for finance and real estate from the University of Denver.
Rocco can be reached at (205) 444-3401, or via email at Rocco.Orlando@cna.com.
Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the country's seventh largest commercial insurance writer and the 13th largest property and casualty company. CNA's insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. CNA's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit CNA at www.cna.com. "CNA" is a service mark registered by CNA Financial Corporation with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Certain CNA Financial Corporation subsidiaries use the "CNA" service mark in connection with insurance underwriting and claims activities.
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