National General Holdings Corp. has announced the hiring of Clifford Gallant to the position of Senior Vice President of Capital Strategy and Investor Relations.
Gallant will be responsible for ensuring the company’s appropriate positioning and engagement with analysts, investors, and other stakeholders.
Reporting to Chief Financial Officer Mike Weiner, Gallant will also collaborate on capital positioning and corporate strategy.
“I am thrilled to join National General, especially at this point in the company’s evolution,” said Gallant. “They have a technology edge and a highly diversified portfolio of insurance products and services.”
“That combination speaks to the company’s culture of innovation and forward-looking vision, making it an exciting place to be.”
Gallant most recently served as the insurance sector portfolio manager for hedge fund Philadelphia Financial Management in San Francisco, where he managed an equity portfolio invested in global insurance companies.
He previously served as a sell-side research analyst for Nomura, a global financial services group.
Before that, Gallant served as managing director for KBW, where he led the creation of the firm’s insurance research product.
“We look forward to Cliff’s deep industry experience to help us further develop investor relationships and deepen their understanding of National General’s vision and strategy to deliver shareholder value,” said Mike Weiner.
Paul Anderson, who served in the interim role of investor relations lead, will aid in Gallant’s transition, as he transitions back to a full-time role as a product innovation and incubation lead for the company.