Our Leadership

Eileen Whelley


Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Eileen Whelley joined XL Group in 2012 as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. She is responsible for human resources strategy, compensation, benefits and talent management.

Before joining XL Group, Eileen served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources, for The Hartford Financial Services Group. She also spent 17 years at General Electric, where she held a number of human resources leadership roles, including Executive Vice President of Human Resources for NBC Universal and Vice President of Human Resources Excellence for GE Capital. She also served in various HR roles at Citicorp and Standard Oil of Ohio.

Eileen holds an undergraduate degree from Potsdam College and a master’s degree from Bowling Green State University.

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