Chalmers Named AVP, Misc. Professional Underwriting at Nautilus

Curtis R. Chalmers has been named assistant vice president-miscellaneous professional liability, for Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Nautilus Insurance Group, comprised of Nautilus Insurance Co. and Great Divide Insurance Co., member companies of W. R. Berkley Corp.

Chalmers joins Nautilus from Vela Insurance Services, another W. R. Berkley member company, where he served as senior underwriter-professional liability. His background includes product line development, underwriting, marketing and sales. Chalmers has over 18 years of industry experience and holds CIC and RPLU designations.

Nautilus Insurance Group is an excess and surplus (E&S) and specialty lines carriers in the United States. Nautilus and Great Divide, located in Scottsdale, Arizona, employ more than 250 people and recorded gross premiums written of more than $327 million in 2008. Nautilus and Great Divide are rated A+ (Superior), Financial Size Category IX, by A.M. Best Company, Inc.

Source: Nautilus Insurance Group,
www.nautilusinsgroup.com