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Jeffrey C. O'Shaughnessy, JD

Senior Vice President and Global Chief Underwriting Officer

Jeffrey C. O'Shaughnessy, JD

Senior Vice President and Global Chief Underwriting Officer

Jeffrey C. O’Shaughnessy, JD, is senior vice president and global chief underwriting officer at Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB).

He assumed this role in February 2017. He is responsible for defining the group’s underwriting appetite, ensuring that the portfolio of business stays true to that appetite, empowering the field underwriting organization to make decisions within that framework and managing the underwriting services organization.

In 2012, Mr. O’Shaughnessy was named chief underwriting officer of HSB’s Treaty Division in charge of Treaty Underwriting and Product Management. He has also been involved in a number of projects that are helping to modernize and automate many of HSB’s internal and external processes.

Mr. O’Shaughnessy joined Hartford Steam Boiler in December 2002 as assistant vice president of Product Development. In this capacity, he led the development and enhancement efforts of a number of HSB’s Strategic Products.

Mr. O’Shaughnessy served as chairman of HSB’s United Way campaign from 2010 to 2012.

Prior to joining HSB, Mr. O’Shaughnessy spent four years at Royal & SunAlliance and four years at American International Group in various underwriting management roles in Boston, Mass.

Mr. O’Shaughnessy holds an undergraduate degree in history from Boston College and a law degree from Suffolk University in Boston, MA and is a member of the Massachusetts and American Bar Associations.

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