XL CEO to Politicians: Don’t Tread on Us

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Northeast division hosted its most successful event to date on Dec. 12, raising $1.3 million during its sixth annual benefit dinner. A grant of $960,000 will be divided among such charities as Eden Autism Services, the Central Harlem Initiative for Learning and Development and the American Red Cross, among others. 

One of the highlights of the event was when the IICF honored XL Group plc for philanthropic leadership with the 2012 “Double I” award for influence in the industry and impact in the community. Mike McGavick, CEO of XL Group, accepted the award, which was presented by Marsh & McLennan Cos. outgoing CEO/President Brian Duperreault, who called McGavick “a man of character, a man of integrity.”

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