Released : 01/19/2017
GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the
appointments of Melissa M. Emmendorfer as senior vice president –
insurance risk management, Mir Mazhar as senior vice president - chief
project officer, and Jonathan A. Schriber as senior vice president –
underwriting. All appointments are effective immediately.
Ms. Emmendorfer most recently served as vice president - insurance risk
management of W. R. Berkley Corporation, having joined its reinsurance
operating unit Berkley Re America as senior vice president in 2009. She
has more than 25 years of experience in the property and casualty
reinsurance industry and is a graduate of Fairfield University with a
Bachelor of Science in mathematics.
Mr. Mazhar is an experienced technology executive, senior program
manager and business transformation professional with 20 years of global
experience at preeminent international consulting firms. He has a strong
track record of delivering business efficiencies through technology
modernization for large-scale transformational initiatives. He graduated
with a Masters of Business Administration from Lahore University of
Management Sciences (LUMS) in Pakistan, is a member of the Project
Management Institute (PMI) and is both Oracle and SAP certified.
Mr. Schriber has been with W. R. Berkley Corporation for 10 years and
most recently served as chief underwriting officer of the Reinsurance
segment. He joined Berkley Re America in 2007 as executive vice
president and chief administrative officer, was named its president in
2008, and was appointed its chairman in 2015. Mr. Schriber has more than
20 years of experience in the property and casualty reinsurance
industry. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a Bachelor of
Science in quantitative business analysis from Pennsylvania State
For further information about W. R. Berkley Corporation, please visit www.wrberkley.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 worldwide in two segments of the property casualty
insurance business: Insurance and Reinsurance.
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Source: W. R. Berkley Corporation