Doug Elliot is president of The Hartford, a national leader in property and casualty insurance, group benefits and mutual funds, founded in 1810. In this role, he has oversight for all of the company’s Property & Casualty (P&C) lines of business, in addition to Group Benefits and Claims. He has been responsible for P&C Commercial and Group Benefits since joining the company in April 2011 and was promoted to president in July 2014, adding oversight of Personal Lines to his role.
Before joining The Hartford, Elliot served as president of Hartford Steam Boiler and senior advisor with Aspen Insurance Holdings. He began his career in the public accounting field before joining Travelers in 1987, where he advanced through a series of positions of increasing responsibility eventually becoming Chief Operating Officer.Elliot earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Connecticut in 1982. He is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business insurance executive program, which he attended in 1992. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Hartford Hospital. In addition, he is past chairperson of the MetroHartford Alliance IFS Cluster, as well as the Central and Northeastern Connecticut United Way Campaign.