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The Hartford Names David Carter Senior Vice President Of Commercial Property Insurance

August 31, 2011

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Commercial Markets

HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Hartford has named David A. Carter, 48, as senior vice president of property insurance for Commercial Markets. In this newly created position, Carter will report to Douglas G. Elliot, president of Commercial Markets.

"David brings exceptional property experience to The Hartford and I am confident in his ability to help us increase our market position," said Elliot. "In his new role, he will build a team and work across Commercial Markets to enhance the company's property capabilities."

Carter has more than 25 years of insurance experience primarily focused on commercial markets. Most recently, he served as vice president — property, Travelers Commercial Accounts. Carter has held various leadership roles at The Travelers Companies, Inc. for more than 17 years. He started his career as a property underwriter for Aetna.

"The Hartford is highly regarded in the industry and agent community," said Carter. "I look forward to working with the team to leverage these strengths to serve partners and intermediaries and provide industry leading property coverage."

Carter holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He is a 10-year resident of West Hartford, with strong ties to the community. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Administration and Finance for the Asylum Hill Congregational Church in Hartford and is also involved with the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: HIG) is a leading provider of insurance and wealth management services for millions of consumers and businesses worldwide. The Hartford is consistently recognized for its superior service and as one of the world's most ethical companies. 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.

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The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.
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Source: The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.

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