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The CEO of Travelers was late to a conference presentation because he got stuck in an elevator (TRV)
@JohnnyQuinnUSAJay Fishman, the CEO of Travelers Insurance, got stuck in an elevator on the way to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch conference presentation.
According to headlines from Bloomberg, Fishman was stuck in an elevator and was late to the presentation.
A moderator at the conference said that as of 12:40 pm ET, Fishman was on his way.
Travelers was set to present at 12:35 pm ET.
As of 12:44 pm ET, it appeared Fishman had begun his presentation, with headlines from Bloomberg saying that Fishman said some people see insurance as “mystery meat.”
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