Douglas Elliot


The Hartford

Doug Elliot is president of The Hartford, one of the nation’s largest insurance-based financial services companies. In this role, he has oversight for Commercial and Consumer Markets, the business units that encompass the company’s Small Commercial, Middle Market and Specialty Casualty businesses, Group Benefits and Personal Lines, in addition to Claims. He has been responsible for Commercial Markets since joining the company in April 2011 and was promoted to president of The Hartford, adding oversight of Consumer Markets to his role in July 2014.

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 Central and Northeastern Connecticut United Way Campaign.

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