The Arbella Insurance Group in Quincy, Massachusetts, announced the appointment of Joseph L. Salerno II as vice president of claims.
Reporting to Arbella COO Janet Corcoran, Salerno will lead the entire Arbella claims organization and will be responsible for all functional areas of the department.
His responsibilities will include providing claim services for personal and commercial lines of business in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Hampshire. Arbella has more than 350 claim professionals located in its home office and five branch claim offices.
Salerno is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of claim leadership and technical experience. Most recently with Travelers Insurance, Salerno’s experience also includes leadership positions at Zurich and Great American. His responsibilities have included primary accountability for a national carrier general liability field organization, northeast regional leadership for auto, general liability and workers’ compensation claims, and complex litigation claims management for both commercial and personal lines.
Established in 1988, the Arbella Insurance Group is a regional property/casualty insurance company with over $700 million in revenue with approximately $1.3 billion in assets. Arbella provides personal and business insurance in Massachusetts and Connecticut, and business insurance in Rhode Island and New Hampshire.