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W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Jo-Marie St. Martin Vice President - Federal Government Relations

Released : 01/09/2017

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of Jo-Marie St. Martin as vice president – federal government relations. The appointment is effective immediately.

Ms. St. Martin has over 20 years of legislative and legal experience in the U.S. House of Representatives and served for 15 years as general counsel and director of legislative operations for Speaker of the House John Boehner. Most recently, she served as a member of the transition team for Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. She holds a B.S. in mathematics and physics from Mary Washington College and a J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law.

Commenting on the appointment, W. Robert Berkley, Jr., president and chief executive officer of W. R. Berkley Corporation, said, “Jo-Marie has unparalleled experience managing the legislative and legal process and coordinating with key members of Congress and senior staff. Her unique knowledge and insights will be tremendous assets to our Company, and we are pleased to welcome her to our team.”

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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.

W. R. Berkley Corporation
Karen A. Horvath, 203-629-3000
Vice President – External
Financial Communications

Source: W. R. Berkley Corporation