PEOPLE - INSURANCE

PEOPLE - INSURANCE

CNA INSURANCE COS. (Chicago) - Donna Smith has been appointed president and chief executive officer of the company's entertainment insurance group, effective Jan. 24, 1996.

Ms. Smith is currently senior vice president, production and post- production, for Universal Studios, a division of MCA Inc. Ms. Smith has been involved in the making of such blockbusters as "Apollo 13," "Back to the Future," "Jurassic Park" and "Schindler's List." Before joining Universal, Ms. Smith was chief operating officer for Entertainment Completions Inc., a completion bond company.CNA Entertainment Insurance Group provides insurance products and services for the motion picture, theatrical stage and music industries.