Fred R. Donner is an accomplished finance executive with over 30 years in the financial services industry. He has extensive experience leading and advising corporations through restructurings, international expansion, risk management and capital market transactions.
Fred most recently served as Executive Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management for Travelers Insurance Co. and Chief Financial Officer for its Business and International Insurance segment until his retirement in 2017.
In Fred's role, he was responsible for overseeing the risk management infrastructure and risk profile of the company and was also responsible for the finance function of its largest business segment with over $16 billion of global insurance revenues. He co-chaired the company’s Enterprise Risk Committee and was a member of the company’s Management Committee and Operating Committee.
Fred joined Travelers in 2009 as Senior Vice president and Chief Financial Officer of its Personal Lines Insurance segment. In 2010, he assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer of its Business Insurance segment, and in 2013 he assumed the additional responsibility of Chief Operating Officer for the Business Insurance segment which he served in until 2014.
Prior to joining Travelers, Fred was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of RenaissanceRe Ltd., a New York Stock Exchange listed, Bermuda-based international reinsurance company.
Fred began his career in the audit practice in KPMG’s New York City office where he rose to become the National Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Insurance Practice, overseeing the delivery of audit, advisory and tax services to all facets of the insurance industry. During his time there he worked with several of the firm’s largest clients from the financial services and insurance industry.
A Certified Public Accountant, Fred holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pace University in New York City. He is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Lubin School of Business of Pace University.