(Bloomberg) -- Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., theinsurer that has been selling life units to focus onproperty-casualty coverage, hired Morris Tooker as chiefunderwriting officer for P&C operations.

Tooker, who worked previously as president of General Re atWarren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., will report to PresidentDoug Elliot, according to a statement Monday from Hartford, whichis based in the Connecticut city of the same name.

Hartford’s Chris Swift has been bolstering staff since takingover as chief executive officer last year. The insurer hired MaryBoyd and Casey Campbell last week to help oversee insurance that issold to individuals, both through agents and direct channels.Tooker will focus on those segments and coverage to commercialclients.

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