CNA Financial appoints John Hennessy COO of CNA Canada CNA Financial appointed John Hennessy to president and COO of CNA Canada. He is replacing Gary Owcar, the current leader of CNA's Canadian operations, who plans to retire on 15 September. Following a transition, the appointment will be effective in mid-September. Hennessy most recently served as chief executive of CNA Europe.
CNA Financial upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie Macquarie upgraded CNA Financial to Outperform with a $43 price target given improving underwriting profitability in its commercial lines segment and improving market conditions.