Bill Donnell, National Council on Compensation Insurance (US)
president and CEO
Bill Donnell leads the 900-plus-person team at the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) in its mission to foster a healthy workers’ compensation system in the US. Prior to joining NCCI in 2015, he was the president of P&C reinsurance at Swiss Re, where he spent more than nine years of his career. Before that, he worked at GE Insurance Solutions, from August 2000 to March 2005, where his most recent role was as chief marketing officer. Community involvement is central to the NCCI culture, and Donnell leads by example as a founding board member for Kids’ Chance Florida, which funds college scholarships for the children of workers who have suffered catastrophic injuries. As CEO of NCCI, Donnell has rallied the workers’ compensation industry to increase its funding support for Kids’ Chance, helping expand its programs to nearly every state. Donnell was also named in last year’s Hot 100 by Insurance Business America. He earned his B.S. Business Management and Labor Relations degree from the Colorado State University, and completed the Executive Leadership Training Program, Strategy from Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management.