W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Daniel R. Westcott President of Berkley Re America

 

GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of Daniel R. Westcott as president of Berkley Re America, a Berkley Company.

Mr. Westcott has over 20 years of experience in the property casualty reinsurance market. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics with a minor in mathematics from Rollins College and a Masters of Business Administration with an emphasis in finance and marketing from the New York University Stern School of Business.

Commenting on the appointment, W. Robert Berkley, Jr., president and chief executive officer of W. R. Berkley Corporation, said, “Berkley has long been committed to disciplined and profitable participation in the global reinsurance market. Dan’s experience and expertise in the reinsurance market will be a strong complement to our depth and breadth of talent at Berkley Re America. Under Dan’s leadership, BRAM will continue offering meaningful lead capacity to its trading partners using its innovative and collaborative underwriting approach. We are pleased to welcome Dan to Berkley.”

Berkley Re America is a specialty P&C reinsurance underwriter with an emphasis on providing solutions for insurance companies, or units within insurance companies, that have a successful business model built upon specialization in the products they underwrite. For additional information about Berkley Re America and the products and services it offers, please visit https://www.berkleyre.com/choose-north-america/.

Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United States and operates worldwide in two segments of the property casualty insurance business: Insurance and Reinsurance & Monoline Excess. For further information about W. R. Berkley Corporation, please visit www.berkley.com.

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Financial Communications

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