John C. Roche became president and chief executive officer in November 2017. Prior to that, he served as executive vice president and president, Hanover Agency Markets since February 2017. Until February 2017, Mr. Roche was executive vice president, president business insurance since 2013 and head of field operations since 2014. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president, president business insurance from 2009 to 2013 and has held the following other positions since joining the company in 2006: vice president, field operations and vice president, underwriting and product management, commercial lines. From 1994 to 2006, Mr. Roche served in a variety of leadership positions at St. Paul Travelers Companies, Inc., last serving as vice president, commercial accounts. Previously, Mr. Roche served in a variety of underwriting and management positions at Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company and Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company.
Mr. Roche’s term expires in 2025.