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W. R. Berkley Corporation (0HMZ.L)

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W. R. Berkley Corporation

475 Steamboat Road
Greenwich, CT 06830
United States
203 629 3000

Full-time employees7,681

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. William Robert BerkleyExec. Chairman10.52MN/A1945
Mr. William Robert Berkley Jr.Pres, CEO & Director10.39MN/A1973
Mr. Richard Mark BaioExec. VP & CFO1.93MN/A1969
Mr. James Gerald ShielExec. VP of Investments2MN/A1960
Ms. Lucille T. SgaglioneExec. VP2MN/A1950
Mr. Philip Stanley WeltExec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.N/AN/A1960
Mr. A. Scott MansolilloSVP & Chief Compliance OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Karen A. HorvathVP of External Financial CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Jonathan M. LevineVP & Chief Marketing OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Carol Josephine LaPunzinaSr. VP of HRN/AN/A1962
Amounts are as of 31 December 2021, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


W. R. Berkley Corporation, an insurance holding company, operates as a commercial lines writer in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Insurance and Reinsurance & Monoline Excess. The Insurance segment underwrites commercial insurance business, including premises operations, commercial automobile, property, products liability, and general and professional liability lines. It also provides workers' compensation insurance products; accident and health insurance and reinsurance products; insurance for commercial risks; specialty environmental products for contractors, consultants, and property owners and facilities operators; specialized insurance coverages for fine arts and jewelry exposures; umbrella and excess liability coverage products; and liquor liability and inland marine coverage for small to medium-sized insureds. In addition, this segment offers directors and officers, and surety risk products, as well as products for technology, and life sciences and travel industries; cyber risk solutions; casualty, group life, and crime and fidelity related insurance products; personal lines insurance solutions, including home, condo/co-op, auto, and collectibles; automobile, law enforcement, public officials and educator's legal, and employment practices liability, as well as incidental medical insurance products; and at-risk and alternative risk insurance program management services. The Reinsurance & Monoline Excess segment provides other insurance companies and self-insureds with assistance in managing their net risk through reinsurance on a portfolio basis through treaty reinsurance or on an individual basis through facultative reinsurance. W. R. Berkley Corporation was founded in 1967 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Corporate governance

W. R. Berkley Corporation’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 October 2022 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 10; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 6.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.