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Alan J. Kreczko

Alan J. Kreczko

The Hartford
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Connecticut Authorized House Counsel
Hartford, CT, USA


Alan J. Kreczko is executive vice president and general counsel of The Hartford, a role he assumed in June 2007. In this capacity, Kreczko oversees the law department, government affairs, compliance and communications. Additionally Kreczko chairs the company’s Environment Committee

Prior to joining The Hartford in 2003, Kreczko held various senior positions within the United States Government. Until 2002, he was the acting assistant secretary of state for Population, Refugees and Migration, where he led the State Department’s response to humanitarian crises in conflict situations, including Afghanistan, Timor, Sudan and West Africa. Prior to that position, he served as legal advisor to President Clinton’s National Security Council. He has also served as deputy general counsel to the Department of State and as legal advisor to the President of the United States’ personal representatives for Middle East negotiations.

In 2009, Corporate Counsel named The Hartford’s law department winner of its Best Legal Department recognition. The law department also earned recognition in 2010 and 2011 from Inside Counsel for its innovative practices. The Hartford is widely recognized for its sustainability efforts. The company ranked No. 14 overall on Newsweek’s 2012 Green Rankings of U.S. Companies and No. 1 in the Financials category, and was named a 2012/2013 member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America.
The Hartford has been repeatedly recognized for the quality of its ethics and compliance programs and was honored by Corporate Secretary for the Best Proxy Statement (2012).

Kreczko earned his J.D. from University of Michigan Law School and a bachelor’s degree from Boston College. He is admitted to practice in Ohio and is a Connecticut authorized house counsel. Kreczko has authored several publications including an article on humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan. He serves on the board of directors for Connecticut Red Cross Blood Services, the Mark Twain House and Museum and the Greater Hartford Legal Aid Foundation.

About The Hartford
With more than 200 years of expertise, The Hartford (NYSE: HIG) is a leader in property and casualty insurance, group benefits and mutual funds. The company is widely recognized for its service excellence, sustainability practices, trust and integrity. More information on the company and its financial performance is available at www.thehartford.com.  

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