Meryl Hartzband Joins Conning's Board of Directors

January 09, 2018

Meryl Hartzband Joins Conning’s Board of Directors


Hartford, Connecticut – January 9, 2018 – Conning, a leading global investment management firm, announced today that it has added Meryl Hartzband to its Board of Directors. Ms. Hartzband, a respected financial services industry veteran with a successful career that spans more than 30 years, joins Conning as the firm continues to grow globally and extend its investment offerings.

“Meryl brings many strengths to Conning, including an extensive track record as a Director on various Boards across the financial services industry,” said Woody Bradford, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Conning. “Her decision to join our Board reflects a strong recognition of our position within the industry and the opportunity we have to help our clients achieve their goals with an expanding array of investment capabilities.”

Before joining Conning’s Board, Ms. Hartzband was the Chief Investment Officer of Stone Point Capital and a member of the Investment Committees of the Trident Funds from 1999-2015. Prior to that, she was a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., where, during a 16-year career, she managed private equity investments in the financial services industry. Ms. Hartzband’s board experience includes her current role on the Board of The Navigators Group, Inc., a publicly-traded specialty insurance company listed on NASDAQ. Past directorships include Vanbridge Holdings Ltd., ACE Limited, Travelers Property Casualty Corp., AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, Alterra Capital Holdings Limited, and numerous portfolio companies of the Trident Funds.

Ms. Hartzband holds a B.A. with honors from Cornell University and an M.B.A. with honors from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.


Conning ( is a leading global investment management firm with approximately $121 billion in global assets under management as of December 31, 2017.* With a long history of serving the insurance industry, Conning supports institutional investors, including pension plans, with investment solutions and asset management offerings, award-winning risk modeling software, and industry research. Founded in 1912, Conning has offices in Boston, Cologne, Hartford, Hong Kong, London, New York, and Tokyo.


*As of December 31, 2017, represents the combined global assets under management for the affiliated firms under Conning Holdings Limited, and Cathay Securities Investment Trust Co., Ltd. ("SITE"). SITE reports internally into Conning Asia Pacific Limited, but is a separate legal entity under Cathay Financial Holding Co., Ltd. which is the ultimate controlling parent of all Conning entities. C# 6523693

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