CNA Names Omidfar as Chief Technology Officer; Expands Role for Trimuel, Chief Operations, Diversity Officer

Chicago-based insurer CNA reported that Joyce Trimuel has accepted an expanded role leading CNA’s operations in addition to her current role as chief diversity officer, and Bahr Omidfar has been hired as senior vice president and chief technology officer.

Trimuel joined the company as chief diversity officer last year, bringing 20 years of underwriting and industry leadership experience to CNA. In her expanded role, Trimuel will provide leadership in executing strategies that drive efficiency, innovation and process optimization in the Operations department.

Trimuel will also continue to direct CNA’s diversity strategy. She will report to both J. Merten, executive vice president, Technology and Operations, and Liz Aguinaga, executive vice president and chief human resources officer.

As chief technology officer, Omidfar is responsible for the leadership of CNA’s architecture and application development organizations in Information Technology. Omidfar will focus on enhancing CNA’s user experience for agents and brokers, customers and employees. He is based in Chicago and reports to Merten.

Omidfar brings 28 years of experience in technology. Omidfar joined CNA from Fidelity Investments, most recently serving as senior vice president, Technology and Software Security.

Source: CNA