Bill Donnell is president and chief executive officer (CEO) of NCCI, the nation’s most experienced provider of workers compensation information, tools, and services. Under his leadership, NCCI serves nearly 40 state governments and more than 900 insurance carriers.
At NCCI, Mr. Donnell leads and oversees the delivery of the company’s core services, including gathering data, analyzing industry trends, and preparing objective insurance rate and loss cost recommendations for the workers compensation industry. These activities—together with NCCI’s research, analytical services and tools, and overall commitment to excellence—help to foster a healthy workers compensation system.
An accomplished executive leader, Mr. Donnell has over three decades of industry experience specializing in property and casualty insurance/reinsurance in both global and domestic US leadership roles. Immediately prior to joining NCCI in December 2015, he was the president of Swiss Re’s Property and Casualty Reinsurance business.
Mr. Donnell joined Swiss Re following the acquisition of GE Insurance Solutions in June 2006. During his tenure with GE, he served as chief marketing officer, global casualty leader, and president of specialty commercial lines.
Mr. Donnell received a bachelor’s degree in management and labor relations from Colorado State University and completed the Kellogg Executive Program at Northwestern University. He holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.