Travelers appoints new head of IR
US insurance group the Travelers Companies has hired Abbe Goldstein as senior vice president of IR. She succeeds Gabriella Nawi, who recently joined the company’s personal insurance finance team.
In her new role, Goldstein reports to CFO Jay Benet and will serve on the company’s operating committee.
Goldstein joins Travelers as a seasoned IR professional. According to her LinkedIn profile, she has previously held senior IR positions with XL Catlin, Ambac and National Financial Partners.
‘We’re excited to welcome Abbe, whose deep understanding of the financial services industry and capital markets will make her a great addition to the team,’ Benet says in a statement. ‘Abbe’s extensive experience leading investor relations for a number of companies will be key as we continue to communicate our strategic initiatives and the strength of our competitive advantages to the investment community.
‘Gabriella has done a tremendous job leading our investor relations function and strengthening our relationships with our shareholders and the analyst community over the last decade. She has made invaluable contributions to the company, and we’re pleased we’ll continue to benefit from her insights and leadership in her new role.’