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Eleanor Kitzman named vice president of Starr Insurance Holdings

December 9, 2013 - 2:22pm

Eleanor Kitzman Starr Insurance Holdings

Starr International Co. Inc. has named Eleanor Kitzman as vice president of Starr Insurance Holdings Inc.

Ms. Kitzman will have regulatory, management and operational responsibilities in her new role, the insurer announced in a statement Monday.

“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,” Maurice R. Greenberg, chairman and CEO of Starr Insurance Holdings Inc., said in the statement.

Ms. Kitzman most recently served as the insurance commissioner for the state of Texas and has more than 25 years of experience as leader in the insurance industry and regulatory community, according to the statement.

She also has served as the director of the South Carolina Department of Insurance and founded Driver's Choice Insurance Services L.L.C., Starr said.

Ms. Kitzman will be based in New York.