New York, NY – Monday, December 9, 2013 - Starr Companies announces the appointment of Eleanor Kitzman as Vice President of Starr Insurance Holdings, Inc. Ms Kitzman will have broad regulatory, management and operational responsibilities across the company’s domestic and international businesses.
“Eleanor’s unique combination of skills and experience in law, business and state government will be valuable to Starr as we continue to develop and launch new products and deliver additional services in the marketplace,” says Maurice R. Greenberg, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Starr Insurance Holdings, Inc.
“I am excited to be joining Starr at this juncture,” said Ms. Kitzman. “I look forward to utilising both my public and private sector experience to assist the company in continuing its remarkable growth and performance trajectory.”
Ms. Kitzman has over twenty-five years of experience as a leader in both the insurance industry and regulatory community. Most recently, she was the Texas Insurance Commissioner, and previously served as Executive Director of the South Carolina Budget & Control Board and Director of the South Carolina Department of Insurance. She has also held management positions in the property and casualty insurance and reinsurance industry.
Ms. Kitzman was the founder of South Carolina-based Driver’s Choice Insurance Services, a specialty automobile insurer formed in response to South Carolina’s highly successful deregulation of automobile insurance in 1999. Ms. Kitzman graduated from the University of Houston and South Texas College of Law, cum laude, and is admitted to practice law in Texas and South Carolina.