Commercial insurer CNA has appointed Garrett Williams as senior vice president and chief compliance officer.

In this role, Williams is responsible for the overall strategic leadership and direction of CNA's Enterprise Compliance Group. He reports to Executive Vice President and General Counsel Scott Weber.

Williams joined CNA after 20 years of service at State Farm, serving in varying counsel roles. Most recently, he served as leader of State Farm's Enterprise Compliance and Ethics department, AML/OFAC Officer and Chief Privacy Officer, and was responsible for partnering with State Farm's Chief Information Security Officer to establish comprehensive information-security and privacy governance.