|[December 18, 2012]
W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Andrew Steen President of Berkley Canada
GREENWICH, Conn. --(Business Wire)--
W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced that Andrew
Steen has been named president of Berkley Canada. The appointment is
effective January 7, 2013.
Mr. Steen has more than 20 years of experience in the property casualty
insurance industry in Canada. He served most recently as senior vice
president and commercial underwriting officer for the Canadian
subsidiary of a major property casualty insurer. Mr. Steen graduated
with a B.A. from the University of British Columbia and holds a
Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation.
William R. Berkley, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of
W. . Berkley Corporation, said: "Andrew is an outstanding commercial
lines insurance professional with strong relationships in the Canadian
specialty insurance market. We are pleased to have him lead our team as
we continue to expand in the region."
Berkley Canada, based in Toronto, provides commercial lines,
professional liability, surety, and executive risk products to
commercial enterprises throughout Canada. Berkley Canada is the trade
name for the Canadian branch of Berkley Insurance Company, a member
company of W. R. Berkley Corporation. For further information about the
products and services available from Berkley Canada, please visit www.berkleycanada.com.
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 in five segments of the property casualty insurance
business: specialty insurance, regional property casualty insurance,
alternative markets, reinsurance and international.
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