Greg M. Barats

President and Chief Executive Officer

 

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Greg M. Barats

President and Chief Executive Officer

 

Greg Barats is president and chief executive officer of The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company with insurance and engineering operations worldwide.  He assumed responsibility for his position in September 2011.

He was appointed executive vice president of HSB engineering services in 2008 and assumed additional responsibilities for HSB’s inspection services, engineering risk management and insurance risk analysis operations in 2009.  

Mr. Barats also is chairman of HSB Solomon Associates, LLC, an energy management consulting company that offers performance improvement services for the refining, petrochemical and power generation sectors worldwide.  He has held this position since 2002.

Mr. Barats has more than 25 years of business and technical experience in the global energy and insurance industry.   Before joining HSB Solomon Associates, LLC, he was senior vice president at the American International Group, Inc.  He also served as chairman of SAIGTAS, a Shanghai-based subsidiary of AIG that provides engineering consulting services to energy companies in mainland China. 

Prior to his tenure with AIG, Mr. Barats co-founded and operated Applied Earth Technology, Inc., a firm that conducted research, technical and business analysis for oil and gas exploration.  He began his career at the U.S. Geological Survey as a research scientist specializing in geo risk, tectonics and stratigraphy. 

Mr. Barats holds a bachelor’s of science degree in geology and a master’s degree in business administration with emphasis in finance  from Southern Oregon University.

Mr. Barats is a member of Munich Re America’s US P&C Operations Executive Board.  In addition, he serves on the Boards of Directors of The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company, HSB Engineering Insurance Limited, and The Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company of Canada.  He also serves on the board of the MetroHartford Alliance’s Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services Cluster and is a member of The Bushnell Board of Overseers. 

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