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Glenn A. Frankel
Current Employment
  • Company:
    Gen Re
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Glenn joined Gen Re in May, 2020 as Senior Vice President, Head of North America P&C Claims. Glenn manages a staff of claim executives handling property and casualty claims, including general liability, specialty lines, auto, workers’ compensation, surety, ocean marine, cyber, and legacy/mass tort. The team protects Gen Re’s interests, provides superior service to Gen Re’s clients and supports underwriting strategies.

  • Address:
    120 Long Ridge Road
    Stamford, CONNECTICUT 06902
  • Phone:
    203-328-6266
  • Email:
Previous Employment
  • Company:
    CNA Insurance
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Glenn was a Senior Vice President at CNA Insurance, leading Complex Commercial Claims, comprised of: (1) Environmental & Mass Tort (long tail, large exposure claims including sexual molestation, opioids, non-legacy pollution, concussion, glyphosate, talc, lead paint, food contamination, chemical exposures, etc.); (2) Construction Defect; and (3) Life Sciences. Glenn also led the group responsible for oversight of CNA’s loss portfolio transfer agreement of its asbestos and legacy environmental claims to National Indemnity Company.

  • Company:
    The Hartford
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Glenn was a Vice President at The Hartford where his leadership responsibilities included asbestos, environmental, mass tort and construction defect direct claims, multinational claims and ceded and assumed reinsurance claims and commutations. Glenn’s responsibilities included claim organizations in the U.S. and the U.K., and he served as the business lead for the Part VII transfer and subsequent sale of The Hartford’s U.K. legacy entity to Catalina. Early in his career at The Hartford, Glenn was joint-head of an in-house legal group responsible for asbestos, environmental and toxic tort direct claims.

  • Company:
    Travelers Property & Casualty
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Managing Counsel, Special Liability Group. Provided legal support to unit responsible for asbestos, environmental and toxic tort direct claims.

  • Company:
    Day, Berry & Howard (now Day Pitney)
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Associate in the commercial litigation and creditor's rights/bankruptcy departments.

Credentials
  • Attorney:
    Yes
  • Education:
    J.D. from St. John's University School of Law (Cum Laude).
    B.A. in Economics from Wesleyan University.
  • Degrees:
    B.A. and J.D.
Work Experience
  • Insurance Company: 18 years.
    Legal Department: 8 years. Associate General Counsel and Assistant Vice President, Managing Counsel
    Claim Department: 10 years. Senior Vice President and Vice President - Claims
  • Reinsurance Company: 10 years.
    Claim Department: 10 years. SVP, Head of North America P&C Claims and Vice President - Head of Assumed Claims, Reinsurance Collections and Commutations
  • Law Firm (Insurance/Reinsurance Practice): 2 years.
    Associate: 2 years. Litigation Associate
Breakdown of Experience
  • Asbestos
    8%
  • Environmental/Pollution
    8%
  • Workers' Compensation
    4%
  • Construction Defects
    4%
  • Toxic Tort
    4%
  • Professional Liability/Errors &, Omissions
    4%
  • Product Liability
    4%
  • Personal Lines
    4%
  • Insolvencies
    4%
  • Excess/Surplus Lines
    4%
  • Employment Practices Liability
    4%
  • Directors &, Officers
    4%
  • Contract Wording
    4%
  • Fidelity &, Surety
    4%
  • Commutations
    4%
  • Catastrophes (Casualty)
    4%
  • Commercial Property
    4%
  • Bad Faith/ECO
    4%
  • Automobile Liability/Property
    4%
  • Architects &, Engineers
    4%
  • Catastrophes (Property)
    4%
  • Commercial Liability
    4%
By Market
  • U.S. Market:
    80%
  • U.K. Market:
    15%
  • Bermuda/Off-shore Market:
    2%
  • European Market:
    2%
  • Global Market:
    1%

Insurance vs. Reinsurance: 50/50%
Treaty vs. Facultative Reinsurance: 50/50%
Current Insurance or Reinsurance Company Officer
Former Insurance or Reinsurance Company Director

ARIAS Experience

ARIAS Conference Faculty: 2; Fall 2013, Spring 2015

Arbitration Experience

Number of Arbitrations

As an Arbitrator: 2

As an Umpire: 1

As Employee Manager: 50

As Corporate Representative: 5

Arbitrator Experience
Number of Arbitrations
2
Appointed as an arbitrator.
Umpire Experience
Number of Arbitrations
1
Acted as an umpire through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
Employee Manager Experience
Number of Arbitrations
50
Not available or unwilling to provide. ARIAS recognizes that in an effort to protect the respective company(ies) that you work(ed) for, you may not be able to divulge the status of the arbitrations that you participated in. Indicate such arbitrations here.
Company Representative Experience
Number of Arbitrations
5
Not available or unwilling to provide. ARIAS recognizes that in an effort to protect the respective company(ies) that you work(ed) for, you may not be able to divulge the status of the arbitrations that you participated in. Indicate such arbitrations here.
Biography

Glenn joined Gen Re in May, 2020 as Senior Vice President, Head of North America P&C Claims. Glenn manages a staff of claim executives handling property and casualty claims, including general liability, specialty lines, auto, workers’ compensation, surety, ocean marine, cyber, and legacy/mass tort. The team protects Gen Re’s interests, provides superior service to Gen Re’s clients and supports underwriting strategies.

Prior to his time at Gen Re, Glenn was a Senior Vice President at CNA Insurance, leading Complex Commercial Claims, comprised of: (1) Environmental & Mass Tort (long tail, large exposure claims including sexual molestation, opioids, non-legacy pollution, concussion, glyphosate, talc, lead paint, food contamination, chemical exposures, etc.); (2) Construction Defect; and (3) Life Sciences. Glenn also led the group responsible for oversight of CNA’s loss portfolio transfer agreement of its asbestos and legacy environmental claims to National Indemnity Company. Previously, Glenn was a Vice President at The Hartford where his leadership responsibilities included asbestos, environmental, mass tort and construction defect direct claims, multinational claims and ceded and assumed reinsurance claims and commutations. Glenn’s responsibilities included claim organizations in the U.S. and the U.K., and he served as the business lead for the Part VII transfer and subsequent sale of The Hartford’s U.K. legacy entity to Catalina. Earlier in his career, Glenn was a Managing Counsel with Travelers Property & Casualty, and an associate with the law firm of Day, Berry & Howard (now Day Pitney) in Hartford, CT.

Glenn earned his J.D. from St. John's University School of Law (cum laude), and B.A. in economics from Wesleyan University.