Company recognized for military-friendly culture for sixth
HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV)
today announced it has been named to the 2019 Best
for Vets Employers list by Military Times. The list includes 132
organizations that were selected based on a survey of company culture,
veteran recruitment efforts and related policies. Travelers has been
included on the list for six consecutive years.
“The skills that former and current military professionals bring to the
table are invaluable,” said Diane Bengston, Executive Vice President and
Chief Human Resources Officer at Travelers. “We’re proud to support our
veterans, National Guard members and reservists through employee
programs and partnerships, and we are honored to once again be
recognized as a Best for Vets employer.”
Travelers demonstrates its commitment to fostering a military-friendly
culture through a number of initiatives, including:
The company’s Military and Veterans Diversity Network, a
resource group dedicated to promoting veterans’ career development and
building awareness of veterans’ skills and experiences. Since its
launch in 2013, the network has grown to more than 3,000 members
Supporting American Corporate Partners, a national nonprofit
focused on helping returning veterans discover their next career. The
partnership began in 2010 and has helped to create life-changing
mentorships between Travelers employees and hundreds of post-9/11
Focused recruitment efforts, where employees with previous
military experience are dedicated to building relationships with
national military and veteran organizations. This helps the company
actively recruit transitioning service personnel for roles such as
catastrophe responders, claim adjusters, customer service
representatives, investigators, information technology specialists,
nurses, risk control consultants and underwriters.
Benefits for employees deployed on active duty, which include
benefits continuation and leave-of-absence policies. The company
provides full benefits and supplements employees’ military pay for up
to five years of their deployment.
The company has also signed the Statement of Employer Support of the
Guard and Reserve at both state and national levels, reaffirming its
commitment to service members and their families.
To learn more about Travelers and its commitment to recruiting military
service members, visit careers.travelers.com/military.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV)
is a leading provider of property casualty insurance for auto,
A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has
approximately 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately
$30 billion in 2018. For more information, visit www.travelers.com.
Courtney Garro, 860.277.8719