HCC Insurance Holdings Inc., headquartered in Houston, appointed William N. Burke to serve as executive vice president and chief operating officer of HCC effective March 24, 2012.
HCC also said it expects Burke will be appointed to serve as president on or before May 31, 2013.
As previously announced, HCC’s succession plan calls for its current president, Christopher J.B. Williams, to be appointed chief executive officer when John N. Molbeck, Jr. retires on or before May 31, 2013.
Burke most recently served as chief operating officer for Aon Risk Solutions. He began his insurance career in 1977 with the Home Insurance Co. and has been with Aon Corp. and its successor company for almost 30 years.
Source: HCC Insurance Holdings