The Hartford appoints Edmund Reese to the company’s board of directors, effective Oct. 17, 2022. He will serve on the board’s Finance, Investment and Risk Management Committee as well as the Audit Committee.
“Reese is an accomplished financial leader with deep experience in investments, strategy, operations and product launches during his time with several trusted and admired companies,” said The Hartford’s Chairman and CEO Christopher Swift. “He was also a driving force in the success of the consumer business of a leading financial services company. We look forward to having him join the board as we focus on profitable growth and maximizing value for all stakeholders.”
Reese, 48, is the chief financial officer for Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global fintech leader that helps clients transform their businesses with technology solutions that power trading, investor communications and corporate governance. He held a series of roles of increasing responsibility at American Express Company, serving most recently as the chief financial officer for the company’s Global Consumer Services division. Prior to that he was chief financial officer for Merrill Lynch & Co, Inc.’s US Advisory Group and previously was chief financial officer for Citigroup Smith Barney’s Corporate Client Group and Stock Plan Services.
Reese earned a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Clemson University and an MBA degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.