NOVATO -- Fireman's Fund Insurance Company named Kevin Walker as its new chief financial officer and newest member of its board of directors.

In his new role, Mr. Walker will oversee the full scope of financial functions at Fireman’s Fund. He assumed this role on Sept. 19.

“Kevin brings more than 25 years of broad insurance and financial services experience to Fireman’s Fund,” said President and CEO Lori Fouche. “Having worked within the Allianz Group, Kevin understands our core business and brings great depth of knowledge to this key leadership role in our organization.”

Most recently, he was CFO for Genworth Financial’s Retirement and Protection Division. Before Genworth, he spent 15 years within the Allianz Group, Fireman's Fund's parent company. He held several positions over a 10 year period at Allianz Life, including treasurer, senior investment officer, and senior financial officer for product lines. He then worked for five years as a senior vice president in Group Planning and Controlling at Allianz SE in Munich, with responsibility for several regions, including the U.S.