Jahn Marie Surette

Senior business executive Jahn Marie Surette commands an accomplished career of managing and coordinating a full range of operations and projects related to the delivery of health, property, and casualty insurance product lines. Based in Cheshire, Connecticut, she recently joined The Hartford car and auto insurance company as a senior vice president and chief procurement officer. In this role, Jahn Marie Surette focuses on procurement and supply management for the enterprise, and she leverages her extensive background in claims oversight, customer experience improvement, and employer services within the insurance industry.

The recipient of a bachelor’s degree in business management from Elms College in Massachusetts, Jahn Marie Surette began working in insurance at CIGNA HealthCare in the early 1990s. In 2002, she became an assistant vice president with CIGNA, and after a few years, she was promoted to vice president and operations leader. She eventually advanced to vice president of CIGNA pharmacy management, her final position with the company. From 2008 to 2010, Ms. Surette worked for Travelers Insurance. She started out as a vice president of select account service operations at the business, a role in which she ran a small commercial division. In 2010, she was promoted to vice president of Travelers’ Global Sourcing Organization and began focusing on creating an enterprise-wide sourcing plan for the company.