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Kathryn Mikells elected to the Hartford’s board of directors

Staff writer | Hartford, Conn., USA | October 13, 2010
HartfordOctober 13, 2010, Hartford, Conn., USA - The Hartford Financial Services Group announced that it has elected Kathryn Mikells as a director of the company.
Prior to being recently named executive vice president and CFO of Nalco, Ms. Mikells was executive vice president and chief financial officer for United Airlines’ parent company, UAL Corporation, where she was one of the chief architects of the company’s merger with Continental Airlines.

Ms. Mikells joined United in 1994 and served in finance roles of increasing responsibility, including vice president and treasurer, vice president of Investor Relations, and director of corporate planning, among others.

Before joining United, Ms. Mikells spent six years in the financial services sector, including positions at GE Capital’s Corporate Finance Group, Household International and Canadian Imperial Bank.

Ms. Mikells holds a master’s degree in business from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Ms. Mikells serves on the board of directors of the Weitz Company, a national construction firm founded in 1855.