News: World Insurance Associates appoints Andrea Haan as new CHRO


World Insurance Associates appoints Andrea Haan as new CHRO

In her new role, Andrea Haan brings over two decades of HR leadership experience encompassing performance management, culture, benefits and compensation and talent development.
World Insurance Associates appoints Andrea Haan as new CHRO

The World Insurance Group, a US-based insurance brokerage firm, has announced the appointment of Andrea Haan as its new Chief Human Resources Officer, with immediate effect.

In her new role, Andrea will oversee human capital strategies, including merger and acquisition integration processes, HR operations and infrastructure, and change management initiatives of the company. She brings over 25 years of HR leadership experience across the media, martech, and insurance industries. Most recently, she served Circana as the Senior Vice President of Global Talent for the last four years.

In her previous roles, Andrea worked with IRI as the Senior Vice President of Global Talent and with Allstate in various leadership roles, including Head of Talent Acquisition, Director of Leadership and Executive Development, and HR Director. On the academic front, she holds a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in labour and industrial relations from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her core competencies include succession planning, employee engagement, benefits and compensation, performance management, talent acquisition, employee relations, and leadership development.

Welcoming Andrea to the leadership team, Rich Eknoian, CEO of World Insurance Associates, stated, “As we further solidify World as a destination of choice for the industry’s best talent, having a leader like Andrea focused on our overall HR operations will be instrumental as we continue to execute our organic and acquisition growth strategies. Her expertise in developing and executing strategic innovation and automation will significantly improve our HR and post-merger processes, leading to an improved experience for our new and existing employees.”

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Andrea added, “I am thrilled to get back to the insurance space and join a fast-growing brokerage like World with its impressive private equity investors. I look forward to delivering on World’s internal mission of establishing a flexible culture grounded in diversity and inclusion, learning and development, and an operational centre of excellence.”

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