Bloomberg Law
Feb. 17, 2021, 6:00 PM

Equitable Holdings Taps CNA Insurance Law Veteran as Legal Chief

Ruiqi Chen
Ruiqi Chen

Equitable Holdings Inc. announced that Jose Gonzalez will succeed Dave Hattem as chief legal officer and corporate secretary.

Gonzalez, who joins Equitable from CNA Financial Corp., will oversee legal, compliance, regulatory, and government affairs, according to a company statement Tuesday. He’ll report to CEO Mark Pearson.

Hattem will retire this year following 26 years with Equitable, the statement said. In 2018, Hattem’s total compensation was over $4.3 million, according to the company’s 2019 proxy statement.

New York-based Equitable Holdings, which comprises financial services company Equitable and investment management firm AllianceBernstein, announced the legal office changes as it prepares to reveal ...

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