Measurement Rules

Slavin, Al
November 2009
Best's Review;Nov2009, Vol. 110 Issue 7, p66
Trade Publication
The article presents a company profile of property and casualty insurance company Travelers Cos. Inc. which has significant offices in St. Paul, Minnesota and in Hartford, Connecticut. It is formed in April 2004 through the merger of St. Paul Cos. and Travelers Property Casualty Corp. with Jay Fishman as the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO). According to the A.M. Best Co. Inc., the company is ranked number one in the U.S. commercial mutiperil based on the written 2008 direct premiums.


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