W. R. Berkley Corporation forms Berkley E&S Solutions

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced the formation of Berkley E&S Solutions, a new business that will provide surplus lines casualty coverages to middle-market and large accounts through individual wholesale broker appointments. Curtis E. Fletcher has been named president and chief executive officer of the new business, effective immediately.

“The creation of Berkley E&S Solutions will further expand our presence in the excess and surplus lines segment by establishing a sustainable market for mid-to-large sized, complex risks. The underwriting acumen of Curt and the team he is building will enable the business to deliver exceptional solutions to its clients. Curt is an outstanding and proven leader within our organization who will continue to make extraordinary contributions and we are delighted for him to lead this new team.” – W. Robert Berkley, Jr., president and chief executive officer of W. R. Berkley Corporation.