Alan D. Schnitzer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Travelers Companies, Inc., to be Honored by The Peter J. Tobin College Of Business at St. John’s University as The Maurice R. Greenberg School Of Risk Management, Insurance And Actuarial Science’s “2022 Insurance Leader Of The Year”
New York, NY (September 12, 2022) – St. John’s University’s Maurice R. Greenberg School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science (GSRM), part of The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, will honor Alan D. Schnitzer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Travelers, as the “2022 Insurance Leader of the Year” at its 27th Annual Insurance Leader of the Year Award Dinner. The event will take place on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. Proceeds from the dinner will support the University’s GSRM students and programs.
“We are pleased to honor Alan with the Insurance Leader of the Year Award, which recognizes the contributions of outstanding individuals whose leadership in the worldwide insurance and financial services industry sets them apart from their peers,” commented John W. Keogh, President and Chief Operating Officer, Chubb Group, Chairman of the GSRM Board of Overseers. “In addition to his excellent stewardship of Travelers, Alan has distinguished himself as a leading voice within and for the industry, providing thoughtful insight and advocacy on critical issues, including during the difficult days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Both personally and professionally, Alan has also been a strong and effective proponent of both civic engagement and charitable giving. We are deeply honored to recognize his work and contribution to our insurance industry.”
“The Insurance Leader of the Year has grown to be one of the most prestigious awards in the insurance industry. We are immensely proud to be the host of this award and to have such an acclaimed honoree as Alan Schnitzer,” stated Brandon W. Sweitzer, Dean, Maurice R. Greenberg School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science.
The Award Selection Committee is chaired by Ellen Thrower, Ph.D., Professor Emerita and Retired Executive Director, St. John's University’s School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science (now GSRM), and includes George Bernstein, Esq., of The Bernstein Law Firm, P.L.L.C. (Washington, DC); Robert P. Hartwig, Ph.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Finance and Director – Center for Risk and Uncertainty Management, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina; Kevin H. Kelley, Chairman, IQUW Holdings; Joseph Mauriello, Retired Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KPMG LLP; Michael J. Morrissey, Special Advisor and Former Chief Executive Officer, International Insurance Society; Cynthia R. Shoss, Partner, former Co-Chair of Global Board and former Co-Head of Global Insurance Group, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP; and Patrick J. Shouvlin, Retired Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
The Maurice R. Greenberg School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science (GSRM) was founded in 1901 as the Insurance Society of New York and over the years evolved into The College of Insurance (TCI). In June of 2001, TCI merged with St. John’s University, becoming part of The Peter J. Tobin College of Business.
From its location at 101 Astor Place in Manhattan’s East Village, St. John’s awards undergraduate, M.B.A., and M.S. degrees in the insurance, risk management, and actuarial science disciplines. Through its Tobin Center for Executive Education, the University also provides education, training, and consulting services to industry, governments, and regulators worldwide.
GSRM is a global leader in risk and insurance education and training and draws candidates from many regions of the world. All degree programs offered by The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, and thus by GSRM, are fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading provider of property casualty insurance for auto, home and business. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has approximately 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $35 billion in 2021. For more information, visit Travelers.com.
A photo of Mr. Schnitzer is provided. For more information, or to attend the dinner, please contact Maureen Furlong Weber, Director, Greenberg School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science, by calling 212-277-5111 or at [email protected].