20 January 2017Insurance

WR Berkley bolsters team with three senior VPs

WR Berkley Corporation has made three key executive appointments in its insurance risk and underwriting divisions with immediate effect.

Melissa Emmendorfer has been appointed as the senior vice president of insurance risk management; Mir Mazhar as senior vice president, chief project officer, and Jonathan Schriber as senior vice president, underwriting. All appointments are effective immediately.

Emmendorfer most recently served as the vice president insurance risk management, having joined WR Berkley's reinsurance operating unit Berkley Re America as senior vice president in 2009.

Schriber has been with the company for a decade 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.

Mazhar is a technology executive with over 20 years of global experience as senior program manager and business transformation professional.

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