Former CEO of CNA Insurance and Chicago Booth Professor Dennis Chookaszian - “Life Lessons Learned”

Finance Roundtable

November 24, 2015: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Chicago Booth professor and former CEO and chairman of CNA Insurance Dennis Chookaszian will discuss the life lessons he learned over the course of his career.


Gleacher Center
Room 100
450 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr.
Chicago, Illinois

Event Details

Drawing on his vast experience, in particular, leading CNA Insurance Companies, a $17 Billion multi-line insurer with 20,000 employees, Professor Chookaszian will share his hard earned wisdom with the audience. Leaders from a range of industries will benefit from Chookaszian's perspective about understanding how to think about and frame the problems and choices we will be faced with in our careers.  

Chookaszian also draws from a breadth of board involvement:

he is a member of the FCAG, the international group that was formed to recommend solutions to the financial reporting issues related to the current financial crisis.  

Chookaszian serves on the boards of Allscripts, a healthcare systems company, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the world's largest derivatives exchange, Career Education, a private post-secondary education provider, Internet Patents Corp, an internet intellectual property company, and MacDonald Dettwiler, an information services company.




Register Online

Online registration will close at 12pm on 11/24/2015. You will be able to register and pay at the door for the event.

Deadline: 11/24/2015

Speaker Profiles

Dennis Chookaszian (Speaker) '68

Chookaszian earned a bachelor's in chemical engineering from Northwestern University, an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth, and a Masters in economics from the London School of Economics.  Chookaszian has received the Outstanding Director Award from the Financial Times Outstanding Directors Exhange.


John Salvino