Berger Named President of Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers

December 20, 2012

Kenneth J. Berger has been named president of Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers LLC. The appointment is effective immediately.

Berger succeeds Steven S. Zeitman, who has been appointed chairman and will remain chief executive officer.

Berger, who joined Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers in 2009 as president of the environmental division, has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. He previously served as a senior executive for several leading underwriters of environmental and specialty insurance.

Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers is an underwriting management company providing a complete portfolio of commercial property casualty insurance products to the entertainment, sports and environmental industries. Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers underwrites on behalf of Nautilus Insurance Co. and Great Divide Insurance Co., member companies of W. R. Berkley Corp., both of which have an A.M. Best Financial Strength Rating of A+ (Excellent) and a Financial Size Category of X (adjusted policyholders’ surplus of $500 million to $750 million).

Source: W.R. Berkley Corp.

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