W. R. Berkley Appoints William P. Scott VP Financial Risk Management

W. R. Berkley Corporation has announced the appointment of William P. Scott to a newly created position with the Company as Vice President-Financial Risk Management, effective immediately.

“He will be responsible primarily for maintaining and evaluating the Company’s internal financial controls and other special projects related to financial risk assessment,” said the announcement.

Scott, 52, “brings 30 years of financial and accounting experience to his new role. He most recently served for six years as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for MasterCare Companies, Inc.”, the bulletin continued. “He is a certified public accountant, and began his career with Arthur Andersen, LLP where he was a partner in the insurance industry practice.”