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John Elliott Joins Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company as Chief Information Officer

Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company announces that John Elliott has joined the company as chief information officer.

In this role, Elliott will be responsible for developing and implementing the technology strategy to achieve the company’s business objectives. He will oversee the current IT teams in IT Enterprise Architecture, IT Infrastructure Services, IT Application Services, and IT Strategy and Special Projects. He will work closely with operations, Allianz Group partners, and business leaders. He will reside in Novato.

“We are very excited to welcome John to Fireman’s Fund as he brings an impressive combination of education and experience in both IT and the insurance market,” said Antonio Derossi, chief operating officer at Fireman’s Fund.

Elliott has over 20 years of technology leadership and has worked as both a senior IT leader and as a technology consultant. Most recently, Elliott served as the senior vice president and chief information officer for Aon Risk Solutions, where he built their global technology organization. Before that, he was with Bear Stearns where he ran the global IT Program Management Office and was the head of the Outsource and Offshore Program. He has also worked for McKinsey and Company, and was an active duty army officer for many years.

Elliott holds a BS in Mathematics from West Point, a Masters in Mathematics from MIT, a Master of Computer Science from New York University Polytechnic, and a Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

About Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company

Founded in 1863, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company is celebrating its 150th anniversary as a premier property and casualty insurance company providing personal and commercial insurance products backed by industry-leading claims and risk management solutions. Fireman’s Fund is a leader in high-net-worth, entertainment, and green insurance. Since 2004, the company has donated more than $30 million in grants to local fire departments across the U.S. as part of its commitment to safer communities. Fireman’s Fund is a member of the Allianz Group, one of the world’s largest providers of property and casualty insurance, ranked 31st on Fortune’s Global 500 list of the world’s largest corporations. For additional information, visit

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