CHERRY HILL, N.J., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Admiral Insurance Company today announced that Scott R.Barraclough has been named executive vice president of primary operations, a newly created position that will report directly to James S. Carey, president and chief executive officer.
Mr. Barraclough is a 16 year veteran at Admiral having served in increasing levels of responsibility since he joined Admiral in 1996. In his new role, he will be responsible for the primary property, casualty and professional liability business operating out of Admiral's four branches located in Atlanta, Georgia, Austin, Texas, Cherry Hill, New Jersey and Seattle, Washington.
Mr. Carey said: "I am pleased to have a leader like Scott assume this expanded role in the largest and most critical sector of Admiral's wholesale dedicated businesses. The market is providing increasing opportunity for excess and surplus lines carriers. Scott has demonstrated exceptional leadership in his time here at Admiral. In this new capacity, he will have an even larger impact, helping Admiral to continuously excel at serving the needs of our clients."
About Admiral Insurance Company
Based in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Admiral Insurance Company markets and underwrites specialty insurance products and programs to a variety of niche markets through its regional offices located across the United States. Admiral Insurance Company is celebrating over 30 years as a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation and is rated A+ (Superior) Financial Size Category XIII by A.M. Best Company.
Admiral Insurance Company is a licensed insurer in the states of Delaware and New Jersey and a surplus lines insurer in all remaining states. For the states in which it is an eligible surplus lines insurer, Admiral Insurance Company's products are not available other than through licensed surplus lines agents or brokers, and the Company is not protected by any such state's guaranty fund law.
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