CNA Financial has appointed Sherri Marsalese as vice president of its Pittsburgh branch, who will be responsible for building working relationships with the global business insurer’s producers in the Pittsburgh area.

Marsalese has more than two decades of insurance experience, including positions of responsibility at Travelers, Discover Re and General Accident Insurance Company. She had previously served as vice president of marketing for Travelers National Accounts. The company said that its Pittsburgh branch is part of the mid-atlantic zone.

CNA is a commercial insurance writer and property and casualty company. Its insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. Its services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration.