W.R. Berkley Forms E&S Solutions Unit

October 28, 2022
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W. R. Berkley Corporation has formed Berkley E&S Solutions, a new business unit that will provide surplus lines casualty coverages to middle-market and large accounts through individual wholesale broker appointments.

Curtis E. Fletcher has been named president and chief executive officer of the new business, effective immediately.

During his more than 35-year career in the insurance industry, Fletcher has held various executive and leadership positions. He has been with Berkley for 24 years, having joined Admiral Insurance Group in 1998 and serving as its president from 2018 to 2021, when he was named its chairman.

“The creation of Berkley E&S Solutions will further expand our presence in the excess and surplus lines segment by establishing a sustainable market for mid-to-large sized, complex risks,” said W. Robert Berkley, Jr., president and chief executive officer of W. R. Berkley Corporation, when announcing the division.

Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company and operates worldwide in two segments of the property casualty insurance business: Insurance and Reinsurance & Monoline Excess.

Source: W.R. Berkley

Topics Excess Surplus

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