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Last €49.01 EUR
Change Today -0.33 / -0.67%
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W. R. Berkley Corporation, an insurance holding company, operates as commercial lines writers primarily in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Insurance-Domestic, Insurance-International, and Reinsurance-Global. The Insurance-Domestic segment underwrites risks of various business lines, including premises operations, commercial automobile, property, general liability, products liability, and professional liability lines. This segment also provides commercial insurance products and services to small-to-mid-sized businesses, and state and local governmental entities primarily in 45 states and the District of Columbia; and services comprising claims, administrative, and consulting services. The Insurance-International segment underwrites specialty, casualty, property, automobile, group life and health and workers' compensation, professional indemnity, directors’ and officers’ liability, medical malpractice, general liability, personal accident and travel, engineering and construction, and surety lines of business in approximately 60 countries. The Reinsurance-Global segment offers other insurance companies and self-insureds with assistance in managing their net risk through reinsurance on a portfolio basis through treaty reinsurance or on an individual basis through facultative reinsurance. W. R. Berkley Corporation was founded in 1967 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

7,521 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1967

wr berkley corp (WR1) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
President, Chief Operating Officer, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $850.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Executive Vice President and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $625.0K
Executive Vice President of Investments
Total Annual Compensation: $625.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

wr berkley corp (WR1) Key Developments

W.R. Berkley Corporation Announces Executive Changes

W. R. Berkley Corporation named Steven Zeitman as president of Admiral Insurance, a W. R. Berkley Company, succeeding James Carey. Mr. Zeitman has nearly 45 years of experience in the property casualty insurance industry and most recently served as Admiral Insurance's COO.

W.R. Berkley Corporation Announces Executive Changes

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced that Matthew M. Ricciardi has been named senior vice president and general counsel. The appointment is effective June 3, 2015. He succeeds Ira S. Lederman, who was recently promoted to the office of executive vice president. In this role, he will be responsible for the legal affairs of the Company and report to Mr. Lederman. Mr. Ricciardi has nearly 20 years of legal experience in the insurance industry and most recently served as chief counsel, general corporate for MetLife Inc.

W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Executive Appointments

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced the appointments of Eugene G. Ballard, Ira S. Lederman and James G. Shiel to the offices of executive vice president. The appointments are effective immediately. Mr. Ballard has been with the company since 1999, serving as senior vice president and chief financial officer. In his new role, he will have oversight responsibility for the finance, accounting and actuarial departments. Mr. Lederman joined the Company in 1983, and has served as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary since 2001. His new responsibilities will include oversight of the company’s legal, compliance, claims and other administrative functions. Mr. Shiel has been with the company since 1987, serving most recently as senior vice president - investments.


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