10 December 2013

Starr Insurance Holdings appoints vice president

Starr Companies has appointed Eleanor Kitzman as vice president of Starr Insurance Holdings. Kitzman will have broad regulatory, management and operational responsibilities across the company’s domestic and international businesses.

“Eleanor’s unique combination of skills and experience in law, business and state government will be valuable to Starr as we continue to develop and launch new products and deliver additional services in the marketplace,” said Maurice Greenberg, chairman & chief executive officer of Starr Insurance Holdings.

Kitzman added: “I am excited to be joining Starr at this juncture. I look forward to utilizing both my public and private sector experience to assist the company in continuing its remarkable growth and performance trajectory.”

Kitzman has over twenty-five years of experience as a leader in both the insurance industry and regulatory community. Most recently, she was the Texas insurance commissioner, and previously served as executive director of the South Carolina budget & control board and director of the South Carolina Department of Insurance. She has also held management positions in the property and casualty insurance and reinsurance industry.

Kitzman was the founder of South Carolina-based Driver’s Choice Insurance Services, a specialty automobile insurer formed in response to South Carolina’s highly successful deregulation of automobile insurance in 1999.

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