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President of International Wealth Management and Group Benefits
Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.
Liz Zlatkus joined Hartford in 1983 working on the property/casualty side of the business before moving over to the life insurance operations in 1990. In 1996 she was tapped to head the disability and group life business. Earlier this year she was named president of international wealth management and group benefits.
Q: If you had the ability to change one thing about the industry what would it be?
A: "I would love to see the industry work more collaboratively. Insurance is a vital part of the economy. Commerce can’t happen without it. The public doesn’t understand this as much as it should…. I would like to see the industry work more collaboratively on educating Americans about insurance."
Q: What advice would you give young women entering the industry today?
A: "I would tell them to really be true to themselves, to own their own destiny and career, and to do what makes them happy and what engages them."
Q: Who has had the greatest influence on your career and why?
A: "My dad instilled in me his love of learning. He was very focused on doing what made him excited about his career. He took positions because he wanted to learn something new. Now, when I’m offered an opportunity, I ask myself whether it is going to be something I really want to learn about and engage in."
Business Insurance's report on "Women to Watch" is our attempt to identify some of the women who are leading change in commercial insurance, risk management, employee benefits and related fields.