Tony de Padua will have direct responsibility for the company's marine and umbrella businesses

Hanover Insurance Group, a property and casualty insurance provider, has named Tony de Padua as a member of the company’s executive leadership team. He will lead the company’s corporate commercial lines product and underwriting functions.

In addition, Mr de Padua will have direct responsibility for The Hanover’s marine and umbrella businesses, driving growth and building new products.

Mr De Padua brings more than 30 years experience to The Hanover, having worked in the field and in field support leadership roles with CNA, The St. Paul Companies, Allstate and Aetna. He was senior vice president, commercial segments at CNA with strategic and operational responsibility for risk management casualty and middle market business, as well as strategic responsibility for the construction and technology practices.

Marita Zuraitis, president of Hanover Insurance Group, said: As we continue to expand our commercial lines organization, it is important that our senior leadership team is aligned to effectively manage our risk management capabilities as well as our continued expansion. Tony’s tremendous knowledge and skill will help us achieve our goal of becoming one of the best commercial lines businesses in the industry.

Hanover Insurance Group is the holding company for a group of insurers that includes The Hanover Insurance Company and their affiliates. It offers property and casualty products and services to individuals, families and businesses through a network of independent agents.