CNA Financial has appointed Al Miralles as senior vice president of Treasury & Investment Management, effective August 22.

In his new role, Miralles will lead and provide overall strategic direction for Investment Accounting, Internal and External Investment Reporting, Asset Management, and Treasury.

In addition, he will also serve on the Investment Committee which sets strategic direction and provides critical oversight for the global insurer’s investment portfolio.

Miralles, who has nearly 20 years of insurance and financial services experience. has most recently served as chief financial officer, Nationwide Investments at Nationwide Mutual Insurance.

His experiences also include, as a member of the Investment Leadership Team, Investment Risk Committee, Enterprise Finance Council, Pricing/Valuation Committee, and Investment Advisor Committee and also held leadership roles at Bankers Trust, Wachovia, Enron and Countrywide Financial.

CNA’s insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. The services also include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration.