Edward Levy, president and chief executive officer of Delaware Valley Underwriting Agency Inc. in Hatboro, Pa., announced new management assignments effective immediately.
Rita Hanebury assumes responsibility as vice president/manager. Hanebury’s previous title was vice president/assistant manager. She will continue to oversee DVUA’s property and casualty department. Hanebury has been working in the insurance industry for 33 years and has been employed at DVUA since 1976.
Judy Klingerman takes on the role of supervising the brokerage division with emphasis on achieving new and renewal business production goals. Klingerman continues to manage the administrative functions in her role as vice president. She has 15 years of underwriting and management experience.
Joel Kaplan becomes binding authority manager, while he maintains his role as a vice president in the property and casualty department. Kaplan’s responsibilities include managing carrier and broker relationships, guiding DVUA’s employees through placements with carriers, and training underwriters. He has 20 years of insurance experience.
“This is an exciting time at DVUA. We are making senior management enhancements like these to continually enhance our service and operational capabilities,” Levy said.
Currently in its 57th year of operation, DVUA specializes in general casualty, “hard to place” products and general liability, professional liability, commercial property and transportation risks. Delaware Valley Underwriting Agency Inc. is a subsidiary of Penn Independent Corporation. Other DVUA subsidiaries of Penn Independent Corporation include: DVUA Massachusetts Inc.; DVUA of New Jersey Inc.; DVUA North Carolina, Inc.; DVUA Pittsburgh Inc.; DVUA South Carolina Inc.; and DVUA West Virginia, Inc.; along with five marketing locations in Delaware, Maryland, New York, Ohio, and Virginia. Delaware Valley Underwriting Agency, Inc. is a member company of United America Indemnity Ltd. (NASDAQ: UNGL).
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