Dennis Chookazian is the former chairman and CEO of CNA Insurance Companies. In his 26 years at CNA, Dennis served in numerous executive capacities, including Chief Financial Officer, President, and Chief Operating Officer, where he was responsible for all property, casualty, life, health and investment operations, in addition to his role as Chairman of the Executive Committee.
Prior to joining CNA, he was a management consultant at Deloitte for eight years, working on various financial and systems related assignments. He also served as chairman and CEO of mPower, an internet startup providing electronic financial advice for management of 401K plans. Dennis is a seasoned board director and member, having served on the boards of 13 publicly traded corporations and 50 private companies throughout his career. He currently serves on the boards of four public companies and 15 private companies. In addition, he serves on the boards of six not-for-profit organizations.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Northwestern University, an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a master’s in economics from the London School of Economics.