Posted on 03 Nov 10
The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) has promoted Tim Nelligan to senior vice president and division manager of the company's Central Division.
In his new role, Nelligan will lead The Hartford's sales and underwriting services for the company's Consumer Markets and Commercial Markets independent agents, brokers and their customers in the Midwest and Southwestern states. Nelligan succeeds Rex Sprunger, who has been appointed Western division manager.
"I am pleased to welcome Tim to his new position," said Mike Concannon, executive vice president, Sales & Distribution at The Hartford. "During Tim's tenure managing The Hartford's Southwest region, The Hartford has increased market share in the territory, driven by strong agency relationships and a focus on local market execution."
Nelligan previously served as regional vice president for the Southwest region where he led the company's small commercial, personal lines, middle market, specialty practices and cross sell initiatives. Based in Dallas, Nelligan has been instrumental in launching The Hartford's renewable energy practice.
Nelligan, who joined The Hartford in 1985, has held various management positions in Chicago, Oklahoma and most recently, Dallas. Additionally, he worked as an insurance agent for Horton Insurance in Orland Park, Ill.
Nelligan received an associate's degree in international business from Copenhagen University, Denmark, and his B.S. from Northern Illinois University.