Zeitman Named President of Admiral Insurance, Succeeding Carey

Berkley Corp. reported that Steven S. Zeitman has been named president of its excess and surplus lines carrier Admiral Insurance, succeeding James S. Carey. The appointment is effective immediately.

Carey passed away in April.

Zeitman has nearly 45 years of experience in the property/casualty insurance industry and most recently served as Admiral Insurance’s chief operating officer. He joined W. R. Berkley Corp. in 2004 as the founding president of Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers (BSUM).

Admiral Insurance provides excess and surplus lines coverage for commercial risks. Its products are distributed exclusively by wholesale brokers. It reports total gross premiums written of $548 million.