Sanford Weill

Travelers' Headquarters Model Suits Connecticut Just Fine

Travelers' Headquarters Model Suits Connecticut Just Fine

If you were searching for the world headquarters of Travelers Cos. Inc. over the past week, all you had to do was look in a catered, air-conditioned box at the TPC River Highlands golf course in Cromwell.

That's where CEO Alan D. Schnitzer and his top lieutenants entertained big customers and ran one of America's largest insurers as they watched the pros on the 18th green below.

It's a privilege of being the title sponsor of the Travelers Championship.

And it's an illustration: At a time of anxiety for Connecticut about companies and their headquarters disappearing — currently Aetna — Travelers, which isn't officially based here, offers a more nuanced view of a corporate...

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